Robert Morrison is British Academy Global Professor at Bath Spa University and Queen’s National Scholar at Queen’s University.
His book, The Regency Years, During which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern (2019), was published by W. W. Norton in North America.
Under the title The Regency Revolution: Jane Austen, Napoleon, Lord Byron, and the Making of the Modern World, it was published by Atlantic in Britain.
Morrison is the author of The English Opium-Eater: A Biography of Thomas De Quincey (2009), which was a finalist for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography. He edited Jane Austen’s Persuasion for Harvard University Press, and Thomas De Quincey’s Confessions of an English Opium-Eater for Oxford University Press.
He has been including the words and music of The Beatles in his lectures for almost thirty years