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Professor Edna Longley FBA

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About this Fellow

English Language and Literature Irish Literature in English England Ireland Scotland Wales



Current post

  • Emerita Professor of English, Queen's University Belfast

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer to Professor, School of English, Queen's University Belfast, 1963 - 2002
  • Emerita Professor of English, Queen's University, Belfast, Queen's University Belfast, 2002
  • , Queen's University Belfast, 1963
  • Emerita Professor of English, Queen's University, Belfast, Queen's University Belfast, 2002


Louis MacNeice: A Study 1989

The Living Stream: Literature and Revisionism in Ireland 1994

Poetry and Posterity 2000

Edward Thomas: The Annotated Collected Poems 2008

Yeats and Modern Poetry 2013

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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