Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
Academic Position:
CUF Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow
Research Interests:
Nineteenth-century literature; Tennyson and Dickens

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is Fellow and Tutor in English at Magdalen College, Oxford. He is the author of 'Becoming Dickens' (Harvard UP, 2011), which was awarded the 2011 Duff Cooper Prize, and 'Victorian Afterlives' (OUP, 2002), and has also produced editions of Dickens's 'Christmas stories' and Henry Mayhew's 'London Labour and the London Poor'. He writes regularly for publications including the Daily Telegraph, Guardian, TLS, and New Statesman. Radio and television appearances include Start the Week and The Culture Show, and he has also acted as the historical consultant on BBC productions of Jane Eyre, Emma and Great Expectations.

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1 Why should we study Dickens?

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst of Magdalen College, Oxford, discusses his current research and...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Ilana Lassman
2 Why Dickens?

Dr Robert Douglas-Fairhurst talks of Dickens' life and influences and why these have made...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
3 Shakespeare and the Victorians

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Professor of English Literature, Oxford, gives a talk for Shakespeare...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst