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Professor Michael Wood FBA

Modern & contemporary literature in English, French, German & Spanish; literary theory; theory of the novel; the history of criticism
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About this Fellow

Michael Wood is Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature at Princeton University. He was born in Lincoln, studied at Cambridge, and taught previously at Columbia University in New York and Exeter University.



Current post

  • Charles Barnwell Straut Class of 1923 Professor Emeritus of English and Comparative Literature, Princeton University


The Magician's Doubts 1994

America in the Movies 1975

Literature and the Taste of Knowledge 2005

Yeats and Violence 2010

Stendhal 1971

The Road to Delphi 2004

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

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The language of literature and literary theory: Renaissance prosodic experiments, English poetic rhythm, James Joyce and J. M. Coetzee, philosophical approaches to literature.

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Spanish and Latin American cinema, television, and visual culture; literature in Spanish from the Renaissance to the present

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Western Europe France French Language and Literature History Historical Studies of Language and Literature