Contributor biographical information for Orientalist Jones : Sir William Jones, poet, lawyer, and linguist, 1746-1794 / Michael J. Franklin.


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Michael J. Franklin is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Swansea University. His main current area of interest is the study of colonial representations of India and their various interfaces with Romanticism, and he has published widely on this subject and on the work of Sir William Jones, including the critical biography Sir William Jones (1995), and (as editor)Sir William Jones: Selected Poetical and Prose Works (1995), Representing India: Indian Culture and Imperial Control (2000), and The European Discovery of India: Key Indological Sources of Romanticism (2001). His most recent books are an edited collection of essays, Romantic Representations of British India (2006), and a scholarly edition of Phebe Gibbes, Hartly House, Calcutta (2007), also published by Oxford University Press.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Jones, William, -- Sir, -- 1746-1794.
Asianists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Indologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Sanskritists -- Great Britain -- Biography.