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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics

 

Dr John Leigh

Position(s): 
University Lecturer
Department/Section: 
French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 332099
Location: 

Fitzwilliam College 
Huntingdon Road 
Cambridge
CB3 0DG

About: 

John Leigh is a specialist in eighteenth-century French thought and literature. He is the author of The Search for Enlightenment (Duckworth, 1999) and Voltaire's Sense of History (Voltaire Foundation, 2004). He is also the editor of Beaumarchais, The Figaro Plays (Everyman, 1998). He is currently writing a biography of Voltaire.

Dr Leigh welcomes inquiries from potential MPhil and PhD students with research interests relevant to his interests.