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Dr Christopher McLachlan

Dr Christopher McLachlan

Dr Christopher MacLachlan was born and brought up in Edinburgh, at which university he received his M.A. degree and his Ph.D. He was subsequently appointed to lectureship in the Department (now School) of English at the University of St. Andrews, where he is now Senior Lecturer. Dr MacLachlan’s areas of specialisation include eighteenth-century English and Scottish literature, the Scottish Enlightenment and modern Scottish literature. He has published articles on Burns, Hume, Hogg, John Buchan and Muriel Spark, as well as editing Robert Louis Stevenson’s Travels with a Donkey for Penguin Classics, for whom he also edited Matthew Lewis’s Gothic novel, The Monk. He is married with two children.