Senior Research Assistant.
Northumbria University, Department of Humanities (English Literature).
Beauty and sociability in the eighteenth century.
Richard Nash, known as Beau Nash by his contemporaries, played a decisive part in the transformation of Bath, Britain’s ancient watering-place, into a fashionable resort.
The wealth and competitive elegance involved in fashionable dress in particular, were truly symbolic of the growing culture of refined sociability, luxury and consumerism.