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Dame Gillian Beer FBA

About this Fellow

English Language and Literature

Website: http://literature.britishcouncil.org/gillian-beer

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus King Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge

Past Appointments

  • King Edward VII Professor of English Literature, University of Cambridge, 1994 - 2002
  • Emeritus King Edward VII Professor English Literature, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1994
  • Fellow, Girton College University of Cambridge, 1965 - 1994
  • President, Clare Hall University of Cambridge, 1994 - 2001

British Academy Appointments

  • Vice-President, 1994 - 1996
  • Member of Council, 1994 - 1997

Publications

Darwin's plots: evolutionary narrative in Darwin, George Eliot and 19th century fiction 1983

Open fields: science in cultural encounter 1996

Virginia Woolf: the common ground 1996

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Laura Marcus

Nineteenth & twentieth century literature & visual culture; early film & literature, Virginia Woolf & Bloomsbury culture, modernism, life-writing

Professor William Rowe

Modern & contemporary poetry in Britain, America & Latin America; modern Latin America literature & cultural history, expeciallly Peru

Professor Simon Frith

The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture

Professor Michael Wood

Modern & contemporary literature in English, French, German & Spanish; literary theory; theory of the novel; the history of criticism

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