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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 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

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life

Professor Toril Moi

Feminism and feminist theory, and women writers; literary theory; literature and philosophy; 19th and 20th century European literature; Simone de Beauvoir; Henrik Ibsen; Wittgenstein, Austin and Cavell and literary studies