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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

 

Dr Edmund Birch

Position(s): 
College Lecturer
Department/Section: 
French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
+44 (0)1223 335824
Location: 

Churchill College
Storey's Way
Cambridge
CB3 0DS
United Kingdom

About: 

Edmund Birch works on nineteenth-century French literature. His research interests focus on the novel, the history of journalism, nineteenth-century politics and popular culture, and his work draws on a range of authors including Balzac, the brothers Goncourt and Maupassant, He is the author of Fictions of the Press in Nineteenth-Century France (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) and co-editor of Literature and the Press in France, a special number of the journal Dix-Neuf (2017). His articles have appeared or are forthcoming in the Modern Language Review, Nineteenth-Century French Studies and Romanic Review, and he has reviewed for a number of publications, most recently the Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France. He is currently writing a book about Alexandre Dumas père.