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Professor Elinor Shaffer FBA

About this Fellow

Comparative Literature - English Language and Literature

Website: http://www.clarehall.cam.ac.uk/rbae/shaffer.htm

Appointments

Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London; Honorary Professor, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Reader in English and Comparative Literature, University of East Anglia, 1977 - 1997
  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College University of Oxford, 1996
  • Senior Fellow, Institute of Germanic & Romance Studies University of London, 1997
  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of Modern Languages Research, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1997
  • Honorary Professor, University College London, 2014

Publications

'Kubla Khan' and the fall of Jerusalem. The mythological school in Biblical criticism and secular literature 1770-1880 1975

Comparative criticism 1979-2002

The reception of British and Irish authors in Europe 2001-

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Andreas Xavier Schönle

Eighteenth and nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture; the design, organization, and meanings of time and space in Russia; the Europeanization of the Russian elite and its transnational practices

Professor Angela McRobbie

Sociology of Culture, Young Women and Mass Media, Feminist Theory, Gender and Popular Culture, British Fashion Industry, Creative Economy, Fashion Start Ups and Micro-enterprises in the Urban Environment