Professor Robert Crawford FBA
Scottish literature: T S Eliot; modern & contemporary poetry; creative writing (particularly poetry)
- UK Fellow
Robert Crawford is a poet, biographer, critic and literary historian who has published seven full collections of poetry and many prose books. At present he is working on the second volume of a biography of T. S. Eliot. He has held posts at the universities of Oxford, Glasgow, and St Andrews where he is Professor of Modern Scottish Literature and Bishop Wardlaw Professor of Poetry in the School of English. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he was President of the Classical Association in 2015-16 and is Honorary President of the Classical Association of Scotland.
Young Eliot: From St Louis to 'The Waste Land' 2015
The Bard: Robert Burns, A Biography 2009
Scotland's Books 2007
Selected Poems 2005
Full Volume 2008
Professor Neil Lazarus FBA
Postcolonial literary studies; modernisation, modernity, modernism; critical social theory, sociology of literature; the questions of 'world literature' and comparative literary studies; more broadly, modern literature (1850 to the present)
Professor Rachel Bowlby FBA
Literary realism; history and theory of consumer culture; Freud, especially in relation to Greek tragedy and feminist reappraisals; Virginia Woolf; contemporary French philosophy.