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Dr Mark Nixon – University of Reading

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Dr Mark Nixon

Dr Mark Nixon
Job Title:
Associate Professor
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I am director of the Beckett International Foundation and the University's Beckett Fellow.

My main research focus is on the work of Samuel Beckett. Other research interests: James Joyce, Paul Celan; modern European literature with emphasis on period 1890-1940; History of Periodical Publishing 1900-1945; Irish writing; genetic manuscript studies, electronic scholarly editing.

For details of my research interests and supervision, please see Mark Nixon Research Interests

I am convenor of several undergraduate and postgraduate modules. For a complete list of my teaching, please see Mark Nixon Teaching and Convening

Academic Affiliations:

  • President, Samuel Beckett Society (2013-2015)

  • Director, Beckett International Foundation

  • Beckett Fellow, The University of Reading

  • Co-Director, Beckett Digital Manuscript Project
  • Member of the European Society for Textual Scholarship (ESTS)
  • Managing Editor, Journal of Beckett Studies
  • Member of Editorial Board of Samuel Beckett Today / Aujourd'hui
  • Honorary Member of the Samuel Beckett Gesellschaft
  • Member of Advisory Board of Limit(e) Beckett

For a full list of publications, please see Mark Nixon's publications

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