Rix, Robert W.
Robert W. Rix is currently on a contract with the University of Aalborg, Denmark. His project on the reception of the North in Anglophone literature was funded by the Carlsberg Foundation. He has published widely in several areas relating to the eighteenth century: politics, language, poetry, nationalism, and religion. In recent years, Rix has written a number of articles of relevance to the present anthology. These have centered on Norse themes in relation to British discourses of chivalry, romance literature, antiquarianism and the gothic. Rix is also the author of the book William Blake and the Cultures of Radical Christianity (2007) and has edited Charles Pigott’s A Political Dictionary (2005).