BATE, Jonathan. British, b. 1958. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Novels. Career: Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, research fellow at St. Catharine's College, 1983-85, fellow of Trinity Hall and director of studies in English, 1985-90; University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, King Alfred Professor of English Literature, 1991-. Publications: Shakespeare and the English Romantic Imagination, 1986; Shakespearean Constitutions: Politics, Theatre, Criticism, 1730-1830, 1989; Romantic Ecology: Wordsworth and the Environmental Tradition, 1991; Shakespeare and Ovid, 1993; The Genius of Shakespeare, 1997; The Cure for Love, 1998; The Song of the Earth, 2000. EDITOR: Charles Lamb: Essays of Elia, 1987; The Romantics on Shakespeare, 1992; The Arden Shakespeare: Titus Andronicus, 1995; Shakespeare: An Illustrated Stage History, 1996. Address: Department of English, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, England.