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Gavin Edwards studied for his undergraduate degree and doctorate at Cambridge University and is a Professor of English Studies at the University of Glamorgan. He teaches on the Romantic period of British literature, eighteenth century travel writing, poetry and theories of narrative. Gavin is a Member of the British Association of Romantic Studies, North American Society for the Study of Romanticism and British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies. His research focuses on the Romantic period British literature and social change, historical applications of narrative theory, historical semantics and the literary effects of changes in typographic practice, 1700–1900. His is currently working on Charles Dickens and typographic case and has been published in various periodicals including Studies in Romanticism and Text: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies.
With respect to Narrative Order 1789–1830: Life and Story in an Age of Revolution (Palgrave, 2006)
"…(An) informative and often densely argued work…this is a brave, accomplished, and challenging book..."
Peter D. Garside, Romantic Textualities
George Crabbe’s Poetry on Border Land (Edwin Mellen Press, 1990)
Narrative Order 1789–1830: Life and Story in an Age of Revolution (Palgrave, 2006)
Unnam’d Forms: Blake and Textuality (contributor) (University of California Press, 1986)
George Crabbe: Selected Poems (editor) (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1991)
Watkin Tench: Letters from Revolutionary France (editor) (University of Wales Press, 2001)