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Dr Daniel Cook is a Lecturer in English at the University of Dundee. An expert on eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature and biography, Daniel has published articles on a range of topics, from Swift and Pope to Wordsworth and Byron, in the Philological Quarterly, The Review of English Studies, The Library, and other leading journals and essay collections. He is the author of Thomas Chatterton and Neglected Genius, 1760-1830 (Palgrave, 2013), editor of The Lives of Jonathan Swift (Routledge, 2011) and the co-editor (with Amy Culley) of Women's Life Writing, 1700-1850: Gender, Genre and Authorship (Palgrave, 2012) and (with Nick Seager) The Afterlives of Eighteenth-Century Fiction (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Dr Cook's research interests include:

  • British and Irish literature of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries;
  • autobiography and biography from the eighteenth century to the present day;
  • the history of authorship and reading;
  • the history of literary criticism;
  • Scottish and English literary ballads;
  • authors of specific interest include Chatterton, Pope, Swift, Henry Fielding, Jane Austen, Walter Scott, Robert Burns, Wordsworth, and Byron.