John Sutherland


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in The United Kingdom
October 09, 1938

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John Andrew Sutherland is an English lecturer, emeritus professor, newspaper columnist and author.

Now Emeritus Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London, John Sutherland began his academic career after graduating from the University of Leicester as an assistant lecturer in Edinburgh in 1964. He specialises in Victorian fiction, 20th century literature, and the history of publishing.

Apart from writing a regular column in the The Guardian newspaper, Sutherland has published seventeen (as of 2004) books and is editing the forthcoming Oxford Companion to Popular Fiction. The series of books which starts with Was Heathcliff a Murderer? has brought him a wide readership. The books in the series are colle
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A Little History of Literature

3.93 avg rating — 712 ratings — published 2013 — 12 editions
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How to Read a Novel

3.05 avg rating — 311 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Is Heathcliff a Murderer?: ...

3.76 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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50 Literature Ideas You Rea...

3.55 avg rating — 353 ratings — published 2010 — 17 editions
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Curiosities of Literature

3.27 avg rating — 249 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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Can Jane Eyre Be Happy?: Mo...

3.53 avg rating — 192 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Who Betrays Elizabeth Benne...

3.60 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 1999
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Lives of the Novelists: A H...

4.01 avg rating — 130 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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The Brontesaurus: An A-Z of...

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“Unlike baked beans, loaves of breads, or Fuji apples, books, once consumed, do not disappear.”
John Sutherland, How to Read a Novel

“[Books are] vital to learning. Half the population don't go to football matches but that doesn't make football any less important.”
John Sutherland

“Хүн төрөлхтөний түүхийн ихэнх үед утга зохиол тансаг хэрэглээ байсан.”
John Sutherland, A Little History of Literature

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