Lucien Jenkins is the author of Laying out the Body (poems from Seren Books), Romanticism in Focus and Modernism in Focus (Rhinegold), and co-author of the Classical Music Encyclopedia (Collins). His editions of The Necromancer by Peter Teuthold and The Midnight Bell by Francis Lathom (two of the gothic novels cited in Austen’s Northanger Abbey) were welcomed by The Year’s Work in English Studies.

He studied for his BA at Cambridge University, and for his MA and PhD at London University. He has taught for Ruskin College, Oxford, the Open University and Bristol University’s lifelong learning department, and has worked as a reviewer, critic and journalist for history, literature, dance, music and the visual arts. He is the former editor of Music Teacher, and the founder of Early Music Today, Classroom Music and Teaching Drama.