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Professor Edgar Yates FBA

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About this Fellow

German, Dutch and Scandanavian Languages and Literatures History Viennese Theatre History in the 19th and 20th Centuries Western Europe Austria; Germany; France

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Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of German, University of Exeter

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer in German, University of Durham, 1963 - 1972
  • Professor of German, University of Exeter, 1972 - 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of German, University of Exeter, University of Exeter, 1972 - 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of German, University of Exeter, University of Exeter, 1972 - 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of German, University of Exeter, University of Exeter, 1972 - 2001

Publications

Bin Dichter nur der Posse: Johann Nepomuk Nestroy. Versuch einer Biographie 2012

Nestroy, Hist.-krit. Ausg. 43 vols in 57, 1977-2010

Schnitzler, Hofmannsthal and the Austrian theatre 1992

Theatre in Vienna: a critical history 1776-1995 1996

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Catriona Kelly

Russian cultural and social history from the late 18th century; the history of childhood, and Russian national identity in the late Soviet and post-Soviet eras.

Professor Michael Bell

Literary studies from the Enlightenment to modernity; the interrelations of literature and philosophy

Professor Thomas Elsaesser

History and pre-history of cinema and moving image culture 1870s-1900s; European cinema since 1945; German cinema; ‘New Hollywood’ of the 1970s, ‘post-classical’ cinema since the 1990s; architecture and urbanism; avant-garde cinema and installation art

Professor Mary Jacobus

British Romanticism, especially Wordsworth; feminist literary theory and criticism; psychoanalysis; visual culture

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