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English Language and Literature



Current post

  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, School of Advancerd Study, University of London

Past Appointments

  • Fellow, Trinity College University of Cambridge, 1998
  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute of English Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London, 1998
  • Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Fiscal Studies, 2005

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 1997 - 2000


Mapping lives: the uses of biography -2002

Lord Elgin and the marbles 1967

That Greece might still be free 1972

The Godwins and the Shelleys 1989

Other Modern Languages, Literatures and other Media from 1830 Fellows

Professor Steven Connor

The relations between literature, technology and science and the cultural phenomenology of material life

Professor Toril Moi

Feminism and feminist theory, and women writers; literary theory; literature and philosophy; 19th and 20th century European literature; Simone de Beauvoir; Henrik Ibsen; Wittgenstein, Austin and Cavell and literary studies

Professor Patrick Wright

'Heritage' and the power of tradition in British culture since 1890; the cultural dimensions of international relations since 1945; place and belonging in relation to globalisation

Professor Patricia Waugh

Modern literary studies and intellectual history, with specific interests in the modern and contemporary novel; literature, science and medicine; cultural theory and modernist aesthetics