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Professor Ann Jefferson FBA

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About this Fellow

French Language and Literature Western Europe France

Website: http://www.mod-langs.ox.ac.uk/jefferson

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of French, University of Oxford; Emeritus Fellow, New College, Oxford

Past Appointments

  • CUF Lecturer in French, Faculty of Modern Languages, University of Oxford, 1987 - 2006
  • Professor of French, Oxford University, and Fellow and Tutor in French, New College, Oxford, New College University of Oxford, 1987 - 2015
  • Fellow and Tutor in French, New College University of Oxford, 1987 - 1970
  • Professor of French Literature, University of Oxford, 2006 - 1970
  • Professor of French, Oxford University, and Fellow and Tutor in French, New College, Oxford, New College University of Oxford, 1987 - 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of French, University of Oxford; Emeritus Fellow, New College University of Oxford, 2015 - 1970

Publications

Genius in France: An Idea and its Uses 2015

1970

Biography and the Question of Literature in France 2007 (forthcoming)

1970

Nathalie Sarraute, Fiction and Theory: Questions of Difference 2000

1970

Reading Realism in Stendhal 1988

1970

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Diana Knight

The nineteenth-century French novel, especially Balzac and Flaubert; the work of Roland Barthes; narrative and feminist theory

Professor Roderick Beaton

Greek literature, history, and culture from the twelfth century to the present; classical reception in the formation of late medieval and modern Greek identity; the Greek novel since antiquity

Professor Robert Young

Cultural and political history, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, translation, with a particular focus on postcolonial theory

Professor Neil Lazarus

Postcolonial literary studies; modernisation, modernity, modernism; critical social theory, sociology of literature; the questions of 'world literature' and comparative literary studies; more broadly, modern literature (1850 to the present)