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Dr Robert Carver, BA (Hons) (ANU); D. Phil. (Oxon.)

Associate Professor in the Department of English Studies
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42567
Room number: Room 204, Hallgarth House

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Research Groups

Department of English Studies

Research Interests

  • Apuleius, the Ancient Novel, and its Reception
  • Neo-Latin Literature
  • Renaissance Humanism
  • Renaissance Literature
  • Sir Philip Sidney
  • The Influence of the Classics in English Literature
  • Australian Literature
  • Creative Writing (Poetry)

Selected Publications

Authored book

  • Carver, Robert H.F. (2007). The Protean Ass: The 'Metamorphoses' of Apuleius from Antiquity to the Renaissance'. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Carver, Robert, Bowie, Fiona & Davies, Oliver (1990). Hildegard of Bingen: An Anthology. London: SPCK.

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