James Winn


James A. Winn is William Fairfield Warren Professor of English and Director of the Humanities Center at Boston University. His books include Unsuspected Eloquence: A History of the Relations between Poetry and Music (1981), John Dryden and his World (1987), “When Beauty Fires the Blood”: Love and the Arts in the Age of Dryden (1992), The Pale of Words: Reflections on the Humanities and Performance (1998), and The Poetry of War (2008). His biography of Queen Anne will be published in 2014 by Oxford University Press. Winn’s scholarly interest in music reflects his continuing career as a concert flutist. His full biography can be found here.