Jakub Lipski is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, Kazimierz Wielki University, Bydgoszcz, Poland. Before obtaining his PhD in English literature, he studied English, Art History and Cultural Studies. He is the author of In Quest of the Self: Masquerade and Travel in the Eighteenth-Century Novel. Fielding, Smollett, Sterne (2014) and co-editor (with Jacek Mydla) of The Enchantress of Words, Sounds and Images: Anniversary Essays on Ann Radcliffe (1764-1823) (2015). He is currently working on a monograph on the correspondences between the eighteenth-century English novel and the fine arts.
Humanities scholars who are persistently reminded about the necessity of making their research interdisciplinary should definitely turn to Maureen McCue’s British Romanticism and the Reception of Italian Old Master Art, 1793–1840 for an object lesson … Continue reading