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Alan Robinson

title Prof. Dr.
name Alan Robinson
institute School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS-HSG)
address SHSS-HSG, Gatterstrasse 1, 9010 St. Gallen, Switzerland
phone 071 224 2727
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publications papers (71)
projects project entries (1)
fields of research Modern Literatures in English
The Novel from Modernism onwards
further fields of... The History and Culture of London
additional inform... 1975-78 John Doncaster Scholar in German, Magdalen College, Oxford
1977 Junior Heath Harrison Scholar in German, Oxford University
1978 B.A. (Double First) in English Language and Literature, Oxford University (MA 1982)
1978-82 Graduate Scholar, St Cross College, Oxford
1982 D.Phil in English Literature and PGCE in English, Oxford University
1979-83 Tutor/Lecturer in English Literature for six Colleges at Oxford University
1982-84 Lecturer in English, College of St Paul and St Mary, Cheltenham
1984-90 Lecturer in English, Lancaster University
1988-89 Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellow, Englisches Seminar, University of Cologne
1990- Professor of English, University of St Gallen 
Selected publications:

Symbol to Vortex: Poetry, Painting and Ideas, 1885-1914 (New York: St Martin’s Press,1985)[UK title: Poetry, Painting and Ideas, 1885-1914]
Instabilities in Contemporary British Poetry (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1988)
Imagining London, 1770-1900 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004)
Narrating the Past: Historiography, Memory and the Contemporary Novel (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011)