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About this Fellow

Russian, Slavonic and Eastern European Languages and Literatures English Language and Literature



Current post

  • Reader Emeritus in Russian, University of Durham

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader in Russian, University of Durham, 1978 - 1996
  • Reader Emeritus in Russian, University of Durham, University of Durham, 1979


The life of Aleksandr Blok (2 vols) 1979-1980

Aleksandr Blok: the Twelve 1989

A history of Russian symbolism 1994

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Comparative literature, mainly French & English; Stendhal, Balzac, Henry James; the novel and its analysis; psychoanalysis and literary study; law and literature; identity in modern culture