James D. Hart Professor of English
Department of English
(510) 642-2749

Research Expertise and Interest

gender, sexuality, English, 16th-18th-Century English, Italian and French literature, art and literature, 17th-Century political writing, landscape and the city, Enlightenment materialism, sexuality in Renaissance Italian art and Antiquity


James Grantham Turner's current research interests include Milton and Rochester, sexuality in the early novel, erotic education in the French Enlightenment, and (most recently) the role of eroticism in Renaissance art and aesthetic theory.

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