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Professor Stephen Bending

Professor Stephen Bending

Professor of 18th-Century Lit & Culture

Research interests

  • Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Garden History and Landscape Studies

More research

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Stephen

Email: s.d.bending@soton.ac.uk

Tel: +44 23 8059 3411

Address: B65, Avenue Campus, Highfield Road, SO17 1BF (View in Google Maps)

Research

Research interests

  • Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Garden History and Landscape Studies

Current research

I am currently completing a monograph entitled Pleasure Gardens and the Problems of Pleasure in Britain, France, and North America, 1650-1830; co-editing a collection of essays on Nature (for the Bloomsbury Cultural History series); co-editing the Chawton House Library women's writing series; and completing essays on Jane Austen and Gardens, and on the plants in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century literature.

Research projects

Completed projects

Researchers:
Professor Stephen Bending
Sponsor: Arts & Humanities Research Council
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