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Laura Marcus

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Academic Position:
English Professor at Oxford University
New College
Research Interests:
modernism, Virginia Woolf, Blommsbury culture, film, life-writing

Laura Marcus is the Goldsmith's Professor of English Literature at Oxford University, and a fellow of New College, Oxford University. Her current research projects include a book on British Literature from 1910-1920 and a study of rhythm in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Recent Publications

  • 'Film-Going and Film-Spectatorship: Association and Solitude' in 'Modernist Communities across cultures and media' (2019)
  • Autobiography: A Very Short Introduction (2018)
  • 'Rhythm and the Measures of the Modern' in 'Beyond the Victorian/Modernist Divide' (2018)
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1 Late Victorian into Modern

In this TORCH Book at Lunchtime event, co-editors Laura Marcus (Oxford) and Kirsten Shepherd-...

Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Laura Marcus