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Thomas Corns

Thomas Nicholas Corns, (born 1949(, is a literary scholar. He was Professor English Literature at Bangor University from 1994 to 2014. Thomas Nicholas Corns was born in Prescot. After attending the city's grammar school, he was educated at Brasenose College, graduating in 1972, he completed his doctoral studies at Oxford. Corns joined the University College of North Wales at Bangor as a lecturer in 1975, was promoted to a senior lectureship in 1987. In 1992, he was appointed to a readership there, in 1994 became Professor of English Literature. By the time he retired in 2014, the institution had become Bangor University. Corns spent time as head of his department, head of the School of Arts and, between 2004 and 2007, as Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the university. According to his British Academy profile, Corns's research entails "the historically-informed study of seventeenth-century English literature, he is a specialist on John Milton and has published on him and the mid-17th-century political literature.

In 2015, Corns was elected a Fellow of the British Academy, the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and social sciences. The Development of Milton’s Prose Style, Oxford English Monographs. Milton’s Language. Uncloistered Virtue: English political literature, 1640–1660; the Cambridge Companion to English Poetry: Donne to Marvell. Regaining Paradise Lost. John Milton: The Prose Works; the Royal Image: Representations of Charles I. Blackwell Companion to Milton. A History of Seventeenth-Century English Literature. John Milton and the Manuscript of De Doctrina Christiana. John Milton: Life and Thought; the Complete Works of Gerrard Winstanley, 2 vols.. The Milton Encyclopedia. A New Companion to Milton

Young Wild Things Tour

The Young Wild Things Tour was a four-band fall 2007 arena concert tour by Fall Out Boy with supporting acts Gym Class Heroes, Plain White T's, Cute Is What We Aim For, Doug. This is Fall Out Boy's biggest tour to date, grossing over $30 million; the tour sold out with over 1.5 million tickets sold. The tour was first announced on the Fall Out Boy website, but instead of the traditional method of announcing tour dates in the same release as the announcement of the tour itself, the bands chose an unusual method. Fans would be given a code for their state/area; that code would be entered on a website. After an unknown number of codes were entered, the tour date would be unlocked; the 31-date tour was only held except for two Canadian dates. The tour began on October 18 and ran through December 2. Inspired by Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book Where the Wild Things Are, the concert tour included sets designed by artist Rob Dobi, containing images from the book. Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz explained, "is a great narrative.

It encapsulates pretty much every FOB song written: You know and monster islands and all." "There's a play on words of the young wild thing idea that everybody has with Hollywood and starlets right now."