Fraser, Robert (H.)

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FRASER, Robert (H.)

FRASER, Robert (H.). British, b. 1947. Genres: Plays/Screenplays, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Cape Coast, Ghana, lecturer in English, 1970-74; University of Leeds, England, lecturer in English, 1974-78; University of London, England, research associate at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College, 1986-91, School of Advanced Study, research fellow, 1997-99; Cambridge University, England, Trinity College, lecturer in English, 1991-93, director of Studies in English, 1992-93; Open University, England, senior research fellow, 1999-. Visiting professor, University of Kuwait, 1988, and University of Sao Paulo, 1990. Publications: The Novels of Ayi Kwei Armah, 1980; West African Poetry: A Critical History, 1986; The Making of The Golden Bough, 1990, rev. ed., 2001; Sir James Frazer and the Literary Imagination, 1990; Proust and the Victorians: The Lamp of Memory, 1993; Victorian Quest Romance: Stevenson, Haggard, Kipling and Conan Doyle, 1998; Lifting the Sentence: The Poetics of Postcolonial Fiction, 1999; The Chameleon Poet: A Life of George Barker, 2002; Ben Ohri: Towards the Invisible City, 2002. PLAYS: Kwame's Aunt, 1972; Soul Brother, 1973; Life of Gesualdo, Prince of Venosa, 1975; January and May, 1976; Something in the Air, 1976; A Mistress Not So Coy, 1977; God's Good Englishman, 1984; Very Naughty O…, 1988; The Parisian Painter, 1989. EDITOR: The Collected Poems of George Barker, 1987; (and author of intro.) Sir J. Frazer: The Golden Bough, A New Abridgement from the Second and Third Editions, 1994; The Selected Poems of George Barker, 1995. Address: Walton Hall, Open University, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA, England. Online address: [email protected]