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 Professor Adam Roberts

Professor Adam Roberts

Professor of 19th Century Literature

Department of English

Area of expertise

Romantic and Victorian Literature, especially poetry; Science fiction and fantasy (literature, film and general culture).

Media highlights

Professor Roberts' media highlights include being interviewed on BBC Radio's 2, 4 and 5 and BBC 2's Newsnight. One of his novels was Radio 2 Drivetime book-club book of the week, and he was interviewed by Simon Mayo.


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Science fiction does more than simply dream up cool new technologies and ingenious devices; it bridges the gap between 'tech' in the abstract and social being in the actual.

Adam Roberts


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