Professor Sir Christopher Ricks FBA
About this Fellow
- Professor of the Humanities, Boston University
- Fellow, Worcester College University of Oxford, 1958 - 1968
- Professor of English, University of Bristol, 1968 - 1975
- Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge, 1975 - 1986
- Professor of the Humanities, Boston University, 1986
- Professor of the Humanities, Boston University, Other Foreign Institutions, 1986
Irish and Scottish Literature and History
History Other Regions or Languages Spanish Literature Cultural Studies - Modern Languages Film and Media Studies Southern Europe Spain Latin America
Literary realism; history and theory of consumer culture; Freud, especially in relation to Greek tragedy and feminist reappraisals; Virginia Woolf; contemporary French philosophy.
Literary biography and criticism, especially 20th century British and American poetry; biographies of John Berryman and William Empson, editions of poetry and prose by Empson.