Pittock, Joan (Hornby)
PITTOCK, Joan (Hornby)
PITTOCK, Joan (Hornby). British, b. 1930. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Sr. Lecturer in English, 1981-, Director of Cultural History Centre, 1985-, and Director of The Thomas Reid Institute for Research into Interdisciplinary Studies, 1991-95, Honorary Research Fellow in English, 1995-, University of Aberdeen. Founder editor, British Journal for 18th Century Studies, 1978. (Founder Ed., 1978-80). President, British Society for 18th Century Studies, 1980-82. Visiting Research Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1986; Visiting Scholar, St. John's College, 1989. Publications: The Ascendancy of Taste, 1973; Henry Birkhead, Founder of the Oxford Chair of Poetry, 1999. EDITOR: Joseph Warton: Odes on Various Subjects 1746, 1977; George Hardinge: Rowley and Chatterton in the Shades 1782, 1979; (with J.J. Carter) Aberdeen and the Enlightenment, 1987; (with A. Wear) Interpretation and Cultural History, 1991. Address: Dept. of English, University of Aberdeen, Taylor Bldg, King's College, Old Aberdeen AB9 2UB, Scotland.