About the Author
Fiona Stafford is Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford, and a Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford. She has published on a wide range of Romantic literature, and is especially interested in the literary relationships between England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Her most recent work, Local Attachments: The Province of Poetry, explores the vital connection between poetry and place from the Romantic period to the present day. She has also edited novels by Jane Austen and Mary Shelley and is the author of Brief Lives: Jane Austen.