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Name Dr John Lyon
Job title Research Fellow
Department Department of English University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA(StAnd), PhD(Cantab)
Professional details
Keywords 19th and 20th century novels and poetry
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influence and intertextuality
elegy
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Areas of expertise -Shakespeare, Jonson and Donne
-Influence and intertextuality
-Elegy
-The New Formalism

I publish on literature from the sixteenth century to the present day. An enduring interest is in literary influence, particularly Shakespearean. I have edited many nineteenth and twentieth century novels (including five Penguin editions). In addition to exploring the Penguin Archive, I am currently working on Ben Jonson, Robert Louis Stevenson and Geoffrey Hill.