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Professor John Carey FBA

About this Fellow

English Language and Literature

Website: http://www.johncarey.org

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Past Appointments

  • Tutorial Fellow, Keble College University of Oxford, 1960 - 1965
  • Tutorial Fellow, St John's College University of Oxford, 1965 - 1975
  • Merton Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, 1975 - 2001
  • Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford, University of Oxford, 1975

Publications

The violent effigy: a study of Dickens's imagination 1979

John Donne: life, mind and art 1981

The intellectuals and the masses 1992

What Good Are the Arts? 2005

William Golding. The Man Who Wrote Lord of the Flies. A Life 2009

Other Early Modern Languages and Literatures to 1830 Fellows

Professor John Barrell

English Language and Literature History of a specific country Britain in the 18th & 19th C. History of Art Theory of Painting Cultural Geography

Professor Nick Boyle

German literature and philosophy from 1700 to the present, particularly with reference to Goethe. Theological aspects of contemporary politics