Nigel Scott Smith
Field of Study
Comparative Literature and History
Nigel Smith is writing about the relationship between state structure and performance and literary production in early modern Europe, with a comparative focus on cases in England, the Dutch Republic, France, Spain, and German and Italian states. He will explore the articulation of ideas of freedom in poetry and drama written in the region in the period 1500 to 1700.
Dates at IAS
School of Historical Studies