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Comparative European Literature

The Weidenfeld Chair in Comparative European Literature was the first of Lord Weidenfeld's Visiting Professorships in Oxford and is now an established part of the academic year at St Anne's College, who host the Chair.

The current Weidenfeld Chair in Comparative European Literature 2016-2017 is Sean O'Brien.

Previous Weidenfeld Chair in Comparative European Literature:

Marina Warner: 2015-2016

Javier Cercas: 2014-2015

Don Paterson: 2012-2013

Ali Smith: 2011-2012

James Wood

 

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The Domain of the Poem IV

Don Paterson's final lecture on "Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm in Contemporary Ars Poetica" (audio)

The Domain of the Poem III

Don Paterson's third lecture on "Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm and in Contemporary Ars Poetica" (audio)

The Domain of the Poem II

Don Paterson's second lecture on "Lyric, Sign, Rhythm and Meaning in Contemporary Ars Poetica" (audio)

The Blind Spot

Javier Cercas discusses novels and short stories that put irony and ambiguity in their centre

The Domain of the Poem

Don Paterson's first lecture on "Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm in Contemporary Ars Poetica" (video)