Phantom Limb: Inaugural Lecture of the Goldsmiths’ Professor

peter boxall

Professor Peter Boxall will give his inaugural lecture as the Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature at 5:30pm on 8 February at the Faculty of English (Lecture Theatre 2). 

The talk is on the topic of 'Phantom Limb'. All welcome; no booking required.

Peter Boxall is Goldsmiths’ Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford. He has written a number of books on the novel, including Twenty-First-Century Fiction and The Value of the Novel. He is editor of Textual Practice, and series editor of ‘Cambridge Studies in Twenty-First-Century Literature and Culture’. His most recent book, The Prosthetic Imagination, came out with CUP in 2020. He has a volume of collected essays forthcoming with CUP entitled The Possibility of Literature (2024) and is currently writing a book entitled Fictions of the West.


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