Professor David Worrall is an Emeritus Professor of English and continues to carry out research in Romantic period studies.
Professor Worrall's research interests include:
- Georgian Drama
- William Blake
- Romantic period sub-cultures.
Professor Worrall has previously been a Fellow of the following institutions:
- Lewis Walpole Library, Farmington, CT
- Huntington Library, San Marino, California
- Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC
- Pennsylvania Historical Society / Library Company of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
- Celebrity Performance, Reception: British Georgian Drama as Social Assemblage. Worrall D, 2013, Cambridge University Press
- Theatre in the combat zone: British military theatricals at Philadelphia 1778. Worrall D in (eds) Fay E and Von Morze L, Urban Identity and the Atlantic World, 2013, Palgrave Macmillan
- Drama. Worrall D in J Farlak and JM Wright (eds) A handbook of Romanticism Studies, Wiley-Blackwell, 2012, 177-194
- Inconvenient truths: Re-historicizing the politics of dissent and antinomianism. Worrall D in M Crosby, T Patenaude and A Whitehead (eds) Re-Envisioning Blake, 2012, Palgrave McMillan
- William Blake, the female prophet and the American agent: the evidence of the Swedenborgian east cheap conference. Worrall D in J Mee and S Haggarty (eds) Blake and Conflict, 2009, Palgrave McMillan, 48-64
- Chinese Indians: a James Gillray print, Covent Garden's The Loves of Bengal and the eighteenth-century Asian economic ascendancy. Worrall D, European Romantic Review, 2008, 19, 105-112
- The Politics of Romantic Theatricality: The Road to the Stage. Worrall D, 2007, Palgrave Macmillan
- Harlequin Empire: Race, Ethnicity and the Drama of the Popular Enlightenment. Worrall D, 2007, Pickering and Chatto
- Theatric Revolution: Drama, Censorship and Romantic Period Subcultures. Worrall D, 2006, Oxford University Press