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Oliver Evans

Languages and Literature, University of Birmingham

Thesis title:

Sounding mid-century: late modernism, aurality and problems of epistemology

My thesis will focus on the centrality of sound and hearing to everyday experience in mid-twentieth century Britain and Ireland, and the importance of the aural to a aesthetic practices we might term ‘late modernist’. 

Research Area

  • English Language and Literature
  • Languages and Literature

Other Research Interests

- Media aesthetics 

- Post-45 children's fiction

-20th century novel

-Samuel Beckett