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Prof Nicholas Royle

Post:Professor of English (English)
Other posts:Professor Of English (Centre for Literature and Philosophy, Centre for Creative and Critical Thought)
Location:ARTS B B338

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UK:01273 877396
International:+44 1273 877396

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Nicholas Royle is Professor of English at the University of Sussex. He was formerly Reader in English Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland (1992-9), and Associate Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Tampere, Finland (1989-92). He has published many essays and is author of numerous books, including:

Veering: A Theory of Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2011.

In Memory of Jacques Derrida. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2009.

An Introduction to Literature, Criticism and Theory. Fourth edition. London and New York: Pearson, 2009. Co-author (with Andrew Bennett).

How to Read Shakespeare. London: Granta, 2005.

Jacques Derrida. London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

The Uncanny. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press/Routledge, 2003.

Deconstructions: A User's Guide (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2000) (as editor)

E.M. Forster. Writers and Their Work, New Series. Plymouth: British Council/Northcote House, 1999.

After Derrida. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press, 1995.

Elizabeth Bowen and the Dissolution of the Novel: Still Lives. London and New York: Macmillan/St Martin's Press, 1995. Co-author (with Andrew Bennett).

Telepathy and Literature: Essays on the Reading Mind. Oxford and Cambridge, MA: Basil Blackwell, 1990.


He is also an editor of the Oxford Literary Review. Besides critical and theoretical writings, Royle has also published numerous works of short fiction and a novel, Quilt (Brighton: Myriad Editions, 2010).