Benchimol, Alex

Alex Benchimol is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Glasgow. His books include the recent monograph Intellectual Politics and Cultural Conflict in the Romantic Period: Scottish Whigs, English Radicals and the Making of the British Public Sphere (2010), and the essay collection, Spheres of Influence: Intellectual and Cultural Publics From Shakespeare to Habermas (2007), edited with Willy Maley. He has also published articles on Romantic period culture in Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Textual Practice, and most recently, The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Romanticism. He is currently working on a monograph project, Printing Enlightenment: The National Press and Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century Scotland.

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