Fletcher, John Walter James

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FLETCHER, John Walter James

FLETCHER, John Walter James. British, b. 1937. Genres: Humanities, Literary criticism and history, Translations. Career: University of Toulouse, lecturer in English, 1961-64; University of Durham, lecturer in French, 1964-66; University of East Anglia, Norwich, lecturer in French, 1966-68, reader in French, 1968-69, professor of European and comparative literature, 1969-98, pro-vice-chancellor, 1974-79; University of Kent, Canterbury, honorary senior research fellow, 1998-. Calder & Boyars, London, Critical Appraisals series, editor, 1974-79. Publications: The Novels of Samuel Beckett, 1964, rev. ed., 1970; Samuel Beckett's Art, 1967; A Critical Commentary on Flaubert's Trois Contes, 1968; New Directions in Literature, 1968; (with R. Federman) Samuel Beckett: His Works and His Critics, 1970; (with J. Spurling) Beckett: A Study of His Plays, 1972, 3rd ed., 1985; Claude Simon and Fiction Now, 1975; (with B. Fletcher) A Student's Guide to the Plays of Samuel Beckett, 1978; Novel and Reader, 1980; Alain Robbe-Grillet, 1983; (with C. Bove) Iris Murdoch: A Descriptive Primary and Annotated Secondary Bibliography, 1994; Samuel Beckett: A Faber Critical Guide, 2000; About Beckett: The Playwright and the Work, 2003. EDITOR: (with B. Fletcher) Samuel Beckett: Fin de partie, 1970; Samuel Beckett: Waiting for Godot, 1971; Forces in Modern French Drama, 1972. TRANSLATOR: (with B. Fletcher) C. Simon, The Georgics, 1989; (with B. Fletcher) J.-C. Favez, The Red Cross and the Holocaust, 1999; J.-P. Boule, Herve Guibert, Voices of the Self, 1999. Address: School of European Culture and Languages, University of Kent, Canterbury CT2 7NF, England. Online address: [email protected]

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