Jonathan's main research interests lie in the culture - most especially the drama - of the Spanish Golden Age (the period from about 1550 to 1680).
Studying Modern Languages and joint schools at Merton
The College currently admits nine undergraduates a year to read Modern Languages and the associated Joint Schools with Linguistics, Classics, English, History, and Philosophy.
Applicants are welcome in French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, or Russian, but for the Honour School of Modern Languages one of the languages offered must be French or Spanish.
Beginners may be admitted to read Italian, Portuguese, German or Russian.
For the Joint Schools, any of the above six languages may be offered.