Hugo de Quehen

Professor Emeritus; University College;

Areas of Interest

  • Poetry
  • Prose and Drama 1640-1750


Articles on Richard Bentley, Edward Bernard, Samuel Butler, John Eachard, Henry Hammond, William King, John Pearson, Humphrey Prideaux, Anthony Scattergood, Sir Edward Sherburne and others in ODNB (2004);

"Politics and Scholarship in the Ignatian Controversy", SCen (1998); 

Editor, Lucy Hutchinson’s Translation of Lucretius "De rerum natura" (1996);

"Ease and Flow in Lucy Hutchinson’s Lucretius", SP (1996);

"Richard Bentley’s Spider-Web", IJCT (1994);

"Lucretius and Swift’s Tale of a Tub", UTQ (1994);

"St. Patrick’s Verses and Jonathan Swift", SStud (1994).

Current Research

Reception of classical texts 1600-1800. Bogus letters.


BA, University of London
PhD, University of London