Event Date: 26 May 2010
Adam Watt – Polymorphous Proust
Adam Watt is Lecturer in French at Royal Holloway, University of London. He did his undergraduate and postgraduate work at the University of Oxford where his DPhil thesis was supervised by Malcolm Bowie. He is author of Reading in Proust’s A la recherche: ‘le délire de la lecture’ (Oxford University Press, 2009) and editor of Le Temps retrouvé Eighty Years After/80 ans après: Critical Essays/Essais critiques (Peter Lang, 2009), a collection of essays stemming from a major international conference he organised in December 2007. His next book, The Cambridge Introduction to Marcel Proust (Cambridge University Press) is due to appear in December 2010. He is currently writing a volume on Marcel Proust for the Reaktion Books ‘Critical Lives’ Series.