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Professor Leslie Hill FBA

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About this Fellow

French Language and Literature Critical and Cultural Theory - Modern Languages Textual Studies Film and Media History Philosophy



Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of French Studies, University of Warwick

Past Appointments

  • Professor of French Studies, University of Warwick, 1998 - 2014
  • Research Fellow in French, Selwyn College University of Cambridge, 1974 - 1976
  • Emeritus Professor of French Studies, University of Warwick, 2014


Marguerite Duras: Apocalyptic Desires 1993

The Cambridge Introduction to Jacques Derrida 2007

Radical Indecision: Barthes, Blanchot, Derrida, and the Future of Criticism 2010

Maurice Blanchot and Fragmentary Writing: A Change of Epoch 2012

Beckett's Fiction: In Different Words 1990

Blanchot: Extreme Contemporary 1997

Bataille, Klossowski, Blanchot: Writing at the Limit 2001

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Peter Brooks

Comparative literature, mainly French & English; Stendhal, Balzac, Henry James; the novel and its analysis; psychoanalysis and literary study; law and literature; identity in modern culture

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

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