Prof Richard Murphy
|Post:||Visiting Professor of German Comparative Literature and Film (English)|
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Some recent publications:
"History, Fiction, and the Avant-Garde: Narrativisation and the Event"
Phrasis, Vol 48.1 (2007) 83-103.
"Modernism and the Cinema: 'Metropolis' and the Expressionist Aesthetic" Comparative Critical Studies, Vol 4 (2006) 105-120.
"Expressionism and Modernism" The Blackwell Companion to Modernism (2005).
"The Act of Viewing: Iser, Bordwell and the 'post-theory' debates in contemporary film studies" Comparative Critical Studies, Vol 1 (2004) 119-145.
"The Marginalisation of Art: The Avant-Garde, De-Realisation, and the Art Attack" Nordlit, Vol 21 (2007) 5-19.
Theorising the Avant-Garde: Modernism Expressionism and the Problem of Postmodernity, Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Currently supervising DPhil theses on:
Thomas Pynchon, Postmodernism and Contemporary French Thought
Metalepsis and Self-Reflexive Cinema
Reception Theory, The Viewer and Film
Bollywood, Postmodernism and Contemporary Cinema
Anxiety in Contemporary American Literature and Film
Masculinity and Contemporary British Cinema
Zizek, Lacan and Cinema
Foreignness and Transnational Cinema: Modernity, Postmodernity, Nation