Professor Paul Julian Smith FBA
About this Fellow
Spanish and Latin American cinema, television, and visual culture; literature in Spanish from the Renaissance to the present
- Distinguished Professor, City University, New York
- Professor of Spanish, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, 1991 - 2010
- Lecturer; Reader, Queen Mary University of London, 1984 - 1991
- Distinguished Professor, City University, New York, 2010
Irish and Scottish Literature and History
History Other Regions or Languages Spanish Literature Cultural Studies - Modern Languages Film and Media Studies Southern Europe Spain Latin America
Literary realism; history and theory of consumer culture; Freud, especially in relation to Greek tragedy and feminist reappraisals; Virginia Woolf; contemporary French philosophy.
Literary biography and criticism, especially 20th century British and American poetry; biographies of John Berryman and William Empson, editions of poetry and prose by Empson.