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Professor John Haffenden FBA

About this Fellow

Literary biography and criticism, especially 20th century British and American poetry; biographies of John Berryman and William Empson, editions of poetry and prose by Empson.

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Appointments

Current post

  • Research Professor in English Literature, The University of Sheffield

Past Appointments

  • Research Professor in English Literature, University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 1994
  • Research Professor in English Literature, University of Sheffield, The University of Sheffield, 1994

Publications

Complete Poems of William Empson 2000

William Empson: Among the Mandarins 2005

William Empson: Against the Christians 2006

Selected Letters of William Empson 2006

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

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

Professor Juliet Mitchell

Psychoanalytic and interdisciplinary research into gender/sexual difference and sibling/social group relationships using literature to analyse the horizontal axis missing from social theory

Professor Beatriz Sarlo

Argentine culture and literature of the twentieth and twenty-first century; urban and popular culture; intellectual history in Latin America; history of the media; literary criticism and aesthetic ideologies