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 Professor Robert Hampson

Professor Robert Hampson FEA, FRSA

Professor of Modern Literature

Department of English

Area of expertise

Joseph Conrad - including film adaptations; Empire writing, (post) colonialism, modernism: Kipling, Haggard, H.G. Wells, Ford Madox Ford, James Joyce, Ezra Pound; Modern/Contemporary Anglo-US experimental poetry; Little magazines.

Media highlights

Professor Hampson’s media highlights include being a contributor to the BBC Radio 3 programme 'Centurians' and to BBC Radio 4 programmes 'Landlocked', 'In Our Time' and 'Terror Through Time'.


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There is a modern tradition of literary innovation that combines formal exploration with new ways of thinking from the fictions of Conrad, Ford and Joyce through to contemporary  late-modernist poetry.

Robert Hampson


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