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Prof Paul Gifford

Prof Paul Gifford

Emeritus Professor

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Research areas

Modern literature and ideas, particularly in relation to the changing scientific, philosophic, religious and cultural context of the period 1870-1945. He is the author of critical studies in French and English of the poet and thinker Paul Valiry, has edited collections of essays on the problems of personal identity (self and subject) and collective identity, and written books on the problems of love and desire in twentieth-century French writing

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