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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

Professor Simon Frith

The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture

Professor Richard Dyer

Film & cultural studies; theories of representation & entertainment; lesbian & gay culture; white representation; music & film; Italian cinema; the European crime film

Professor Nigel Leask

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.

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