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Robert D. Hume

Robert D. Hume

Evan Pugh University Professor of English

422 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

University Park , PA 16802
Office Phone: (814) 863-2344

Office Hours:

  • Fall 2019:
  • Monday 8-9; 11:15-12; 1:30-3:00
  • Wednesday 8-9; 10-11
  • and by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

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  1. BA Haverford 1966
  2. Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania 1969

Areas of Specialization

18th-century British Literature

I work in drama and theatre history and opera history, 1660-1800.  Most of my research is now in the economic history of culture, including drama, theatre, concerts, opera, book publication, and art history.