Dr Stephen Romer
MA, PhD (Cantab), Stipendiary Lecturer in French, Royal Literary Fund Fellow, MML, FRSL 2011. Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres 2021.
Academic background and previous positions Associate Professor, Université François Rabelais, Tours (1990-)
Distinguished Professor in Romance Languages, Colgate University, NY (2001, 2002, 2005)
Royal Literary Fund Fellow, MML, Oxford (2020-2022)
Royal Literary Fund Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford (2017-2019)
Fowler Hamilton Visiting Fellow, Christ Church, Oxford (2016)
Plumer Visiting Fellow, Saint Anne’s, Oxford (2015)
Visiting Fellow, All Souls, Oxford (2010)
Visiting Fellow, Sidney Sussex, Cambridge (2003)
Undergraduate teaching areas French Translation All Years, Advanced Translation (Paper XII)
Research interests Franco-British Modernism, Contemporary Francophone and Anglophone poetry, Visual Arts, Decadence, Translation Studies
Publications Yves Bonnefoy, The Yves Bonnefoy Reader, 2 vols. Poetry & Prose, ed. & tr. SR. et al., Manchester: Carcanet 2018/2020)
Yves Bonnefoy, The Red Scarf. Calcutta: Chicago: Seagull Books (2020)
SR, Le fauteuil jaune, tr. Antoine Jaccottet & Gilles Ortlieb: Paris: le Bruit du Temps, 2021 (original poems in French translation)
A Day of Unusual Measure: Selected Poems of James Malpas, edited and with a memoir by SR. London: Little Creatures Press, 2021
French Decadent Tales, tr. and introduced by SR. Oxford World Classics, 2013. [email protected]
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