LUCAS, John. British, b. 1937. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history, Biography. Career: University of Nottingham, Former Reader in English Studies; Loughborough University, Former Professor of English; Nottingham Trent University, Research Professor. Publications: (with J. Goode and D. Howard) Tradition and Tolerance in 19th Century Fiction, 1966; The Melancholy Man: A Study of Dickens' Novels, 1970; About Nottingham, 1971; Chinese Sequence, 1972; A Brief Bestiary, 1972; Arnold Bennett: A Study of His Fiction, 1974; Tim and the Quarry Affair, 1974; Egil's Saga, 1975; The Literature of Change, 1977; The 30's: A Challenge to Orthodoxy, 1978; Romantic to Modern: Essays on Ideas and Culture 1750-1900, 1982; The Days of the Week, 1983; Moderns and Contemporaries, Novelists, Poets, Critics, 1985; (with B. Haynes) The Trent Bridge Battery, 1985; Modern English Poetry: From Hardy to Hughes, 1986; Studying Grosz on the Bus, 1989; England and Englishness: Poetry and Nationhood 1688-1900, 1989; Charles Dickens: The Major Novels, 1992; Flying to Romania, 1992; John Clare, 1994; One for the Piano, 1997; The Radical Twenties: Aspects of Writing, Politics & Culture, 1997; William Blake, 1998; (with J. Goodridge) Selected Poems of Robert Bloomfield, 1999; On the Track, 2000; The Good That We Do, 2001; Ivor Gurney, 2001; A World Perhaps: New & Selected Poems, 2002. EDITOR: Poems of George Crabbe, 1967; Jane Austen's Mansfield Park, 1971; Literature and Politics in the 19th Century, 1971; W.H. Mallock's The New Republic, 1974; Poems of G.S. Fraser, 1981; Oliver Goldsmith, 1988; Writing and Radicalism, 1996. Address: 19 Devonshire Ave, Beeston, Nottingham, England.