William Poole is speaking at the Schools Festival.
MONDAY 22nd - SUNDAY 28th JUNE 2020
SEE HISTORY. HEAR HISTORY. FEEL HISTORY. #AMAZINGHISTORY
Dr William Poole was educated at New College and Linacre College before taking up a Research Fellowship at Downing College, Cambridge. After this he returned in 2004 to New College as a Tutorial Fellow in English. He is also the Fellow Librarian of his college, and a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries. His research lies in early-modern literary, intellectual, and scientific history and he also has strong interests in bibliography, palaeography, and the history of libraries, especially Oxford libraries. His two most recent books are Milton and the Making of ‘Paradise Lost’ , and John Fell’s New Year Books, 1666–1686. An edited collection, John Wilkins (1614–1672): New Essays, is in press.