Crook, Joseph Mordaunt
CROOK, Joseph Mordaunt
CROOK, Joseph Mordaunt. British, b. 1937. Genres: Architecture, Art/Art history. Career: Architectural Historian. Institute of Historical Research, London, research fellow, 1961-62; Leicester University, assistant lecturer, 1963-65; Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, University of London, research fellow, 1962-63, lecturer, 1965-75, reader, 1975-81, professor, 1981-99. University of Oxford, Slade Professor, 1979-80, Waynflete Lecturer, 1984-85; Fellow of the British Academy, 1988. Publications: The British Museum, 1971; Victorian Architecture: A Visual Anthology, 1972; The Greek Revival: Neo-Classical Attitudes in British Architecture 1760-1870, 1972; (with M.H. Port) The History of the King's Works, vol. VI, 1782-1851, 1973; (with H.M. Colvin, J. Newman and K. Downes) The History of the King's Works, vol. V, 1660-1782, 1976; William Burges and the High Victorian Dream, 1981; (with C.A. Lennox-Boyd) Axel Haig and the Victorian Vision of the Middle Ages, 1983; The Dilemma of Style: Architectural Ideas from the Picturesque to the Post Modern, 1987; John Carter and the Mind of the Gothic Revival, 1995; The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches: Style and Status in Victorian and Edwardian Architecture, 1999; The Architect's Secret: Victorian Critics and the Image of Gravity, 2003. EDITOR: C.L. Eastlake, History of the Gothic Revival, 1970; J.T. Emmett, Six Essays, 1972; R. Kerr, The Gentleman's House, 1972. Address: 55 Gloucester Ave, London NW1 7BA, England.