Literature & culture of the 'long Romantic period', with a focus on empire, nation & travel writing. My recent focus is Scottish literature & thought 1750-1850, with a special emphasis on Robert Burns & his poetic & intellectual circle.
Professor Julia Kristeva FBA
- Membre de l'Institut Universitaire de France; Professeur à l'Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7
The study of images, media & visual culture in relation to politics in both traditional & modern societies.
African American literature and culture; the cultural history of postcolonial societies; the sociology of ethnicity, race and racism in Britain
The nineteenth-century French novel, especially Balzac and Flaubert; the work of Roland Barthes; narrative and feminist theory