The sociology of music; popular music history, music policy & the analysis of music business & culture
Professor Robert Young FBA
About this Fellow
Cultural and political history, literature, philosophy, psychoanalysis, translation, with a particular focus on postcolonial theory
- Julius Silver Professor of English and Comparative Literature, New York University
Modern & contemporary literature in English, French, German & Spanish; literary theory; theory of the novel; the history of criticism
Film & cultural studies; theories of representation & entertainment; lesbian & gay culture; white representation; music & film; Italian cinema; the European crime film
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.