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Professor Wynn Thomas FBA

About this Fellow

English Language and Literature

Website: http://www.swansea.ac.uk/crew/staff/professormwynnthomas/

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of English and Emyr Humphreys Professor of Welsh Writing in English, Swansea University

Past Appointments

  • Lecturer, Professor of English, University of Wales, Swansea, 1966
  • Director of the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales, University of Wales, Swansea, 1998
  • Professor of English, University of Wales, Swansea and Director of the Centre for Research into the English Literature and Language of Wales, University of Wales, Swansea, 1996

British Academy Appointments

  • Member of Council, 2006 - 2009

Publications

The lunar light of Whitman's poetry 1987

Morgan Llwyd: ei gyfeillion a'I gyfnod 1991

Corresponding cultures: the two literatures of Wales 1999

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 Michael Wood

Modern & contemporary literature in English, French, German & Spanish; literary theory; theory of the novel; the history of criticism

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.