Dr Cynthia Gamble
Honorary University Fellow
Cynthia Gamble’s interdisciplinary research focuses on Marcel Proust, John Ruskin, the Belle Epoque and related areas. She is the author of several books including Proust as Interpreter of Ruskin: The Seven Lamps of Translation (2002), Insights into Ruskin’s Northern French Gothic (2002), John Ruskin, Henry James and the Shropshire Lads (2008); and co-author of Ruskin-Turner. Dessins et voyages en Picardie romantique (2003) and of L’Oeil de Ruskin: l’exemple de la Bourgogne (2011). Her most recent book Wenlock Abbey 1857-1919: A Shropshire Country House and the Milnes Gaskell Family (2015) is a socio-historico-literary study based on unpublished archive material. She has published extensively and has contributed chapters to the Cambridge Companion to Proust (2001) and to the Cambridge Companion to Ruskin (2015), fourteen entries to the Dictionnaire Marcel Proust (2004 and 2014).