Stevenson, Randall 1953-
STEVENSON, Randall 1953-
PERSONAL: Born June 25, 1953, in Banff, Scotland; son of William (a teacher) and Helen (a teacher; maiden name, Martin) Stevenson; married Sarah Carpenter (a lecturer), September 18, 1981; children: Andrew John, Matthew William, Anna Jane. Education: University of Edinburgh, M.A. (with first-class honors), 1975; Oxford University, M.Litt., 1978. Hobbies and other interests: Watching and playing tennis, football, and badminton, hill walking, astronomy.
ADDRESSES: Home—134 Craiglea Dr., Edinburgh EH10 5PR, Scotland. Office—Department of English Literature, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 8JX, Scotland. E-mail—[email protected]
CAREER: Writer. Women Teachers' College, Birnin Kebbi, Nigeria, principal teacher of English, 1975-76; University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, lecturer, 1978-92, senior lecturer, 1992-97, reader in English literature, 1997—. Scottish Universities' International Summer School, director, 1981-82; British Council visiting lecturer in Yugoslavia, Portugal, Poland, Bulgaria, Spain, Belgium, Romania, Hungary, Korea, Israel, Nigeria, and Egypt.
York Notes on "David Copperfield," Longman (London, England), 1980.
(With Colin Nicholson) York Notes on "The Sound and the Fury," Longman (London, England), 1983.
(With Colin Nicholson) York Notes on "The Crying of Lot 49," Longman (London, England), 1984.
The British Novel since the Thirties, Batsford (London, England), 1986.
The British Novel in the Twentieth Century: An Introduction, British Council (London, England), 1988.
Modernist Fiction, Harvester Wheatsheaf (New York, NY), 1992, revised edition, Longman (London, England) 1998.
A Reader's Guide to the Twentieth-Century Novel in Britain, Harvester Wheatsheaf (New York, NY), 1993.
(Editor, with Gavin Wallace) The Scottish Novel since the Seventies, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1993.
(Editor, with Gavin Wallace) Scottish Theatre since the Seventies, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh, Scotland), 1996.
(Editor, with Cairns Craig) Twentieth-Century Scottish Drama: An Anthology, Canongate (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2001.
Oxford English Literary History, Volume 12: 1960-2000: The Last of England?, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2004.
(Editor, with Brian McHale, and contributor) The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh, Scotland), 2005.
Contributor to books, including The History of Scottish Literature, edited by Cairns Craig, Aberdeen University Press (Aberdeen, Scotland), 1987; Twentieth Century Scottish Theatre, edited by Margaret Rose, Unicopli (Milan, Italy), 2000; Beyond Scotland, edited by David Goldie and others, Rodopi Press, 2004; The Cambridge Companion to E. M. Forster, edited by David Bradshaw, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 2004; and Frae Ither Tongues: Essays on Modern Translation into Scots, edited by Bill Findlay, Multilingual (Clevedon, England), 2004. Theater reviewer for BBC-Radio, British Broadcasting Corporation. Contributor of articles and reviews to magazines, including International Journal of Scottish Theatre and Guardian Review.