Will Thompson

Email: 

wthompson@uchicago.edu

Research Interests: 

Romanticism; Eighteenth-Century British and Scottish Literature; the Novel; the Everyday and the Ordinary; Affect; Historiography; Scottish Enlightenment

Biography: 

Will Thompson received his BA in English (2012) from the University of Mary Washington and his MA in English (2017) from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is particularly interested in the conceptual and affective categories of everydayness and ordinariness, and especially in tracing how these categories develop in relation to the novel form during the long eighteenth century and through the Romantic era.