Nick Mason is a Professor of English at BYU, where he has taught since 1999. His specializations include British literature of the Romantic age, book and periodical studies, and the history of literary advertising. Among his recent publications are the book Literary Advertising and the Shaping of British Romanticism (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013) and a co-edited scholarly edition of William Wordsworth’s Guide to the Lakes (Romantic Circles, 2015). Other publications include a classroom edition of Edward Kimber’s The History of the Life and Adventures of Mr. Anderson (Broadview, 2009), the six-volume collection Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine 1817-1825 (Pickering and Chatto, 2006), and Volume 1 of British Satire, 1785-1840 (Pickering and Chatto, 2003). He is currently working on a digital edition of Dorothy Wordsworth’s Lake District writings and various essays on the Wordsworths, book history, and Romantic-era periodicals.
PhD, SUNY Stony Brook, 1999
British literature, 1750-1850; contemporary European literature and culture; nineteenth-century literary periodicals; history of advertising and consumerism; book, print, and media studies