“The New Next: The Axes and Orientations of Comparative Literature in a Post-National Literary Age”
Glyn Hambrook studied French and Spanish Languages and Literatures at the University of Nottingham, UK, from where he was also awarded his PhD on the influence of Charles Baudelaire on Spanish modernismo in 1986. Since 1981 he has worked at the University of Wolverhampton (formerly Wolverhampton Polytechnic), first as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in French and Spanish, and subsequently as a Reader in Comparative and European Literature. Dr Hambrook’s specialist area of research is the literature of the European Fin de Siecle. He is a member of the British Comparative Literature Association’s Executive Committee in his capacity as co-editor of the Association’s journal,Comparative Critical Studies, and also sits on the editorial board of the Revue de Littérature Comparée. His recent publications include a critical sourcebook of the reception of Francophone literature in the modernista review Helios 1903-1904 (2013) and an essay on Eduardo Marquina’s 1905 Spanish translation of Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal (Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, 2016). His current teaching areas include the poetics of Symbolism and Modernism on the Masters Programme in Visual Cultures and Spanish-American literature on the English degree programme’s ‘American Literatures’ module.
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