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Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

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Robert Douglas-Fairhurst is a Fellow and Tutor at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he has been since 2002.

Prior to that date his background was Pembroke College, Cambridge: BA (1990), MA (1994), PhD (1998); Procter Visiting Fellow, Princeton University, 1991-1992; Junior Research Fellow, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, 1995-1996; Fellow and Tutor, Emmanuel College, Cambridge, 1996-2002.

He writes on 19th century literature, with an emphasis on Charles Dickens and Alfred Lord Tennyson.

He is also a regular reviewer and features writer for the Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, Guardian, TLS, Art Newspaper, and THES and writes a monthly column for the Oxford Times.

In the past few years he has also as a historical advisor on the BBC adaptations of...more


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“(On Dickens) No other writer is quite as good at making marriage vows about remaining together "till death us do part" sound more like a suicide pact.”
Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a Novelist



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