Michael Joseph ALEXANDER

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1941-05-21
Education Downside, Trinity Coll Oxford (MA)
Books & Publications verse translations incl: The Earliest English Poems (1966, 3 edn 1991), Beowulf (1973, 2 edn 2001), Old English Riddles from the Exeter Book (1980, 2 edn 2008), The First Poems in English (2008), The Wanderer (2013); other publications incl: Twelve Poems (1977), The Poetic Achievement of Ezra Pound (1979, new edn 1998), Macmillan Anthology of English Literature (jt ed, 1989), Beowulf (ed, 1995, 2 edn 2005), Sons of Ezra (jt ed, 1995), The Canterbury Tales: The First Fragment (ed, 1996), A History of English Literature (2000, 3 edn 2013), Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England (2007), Geoffrey Chaucer (2012), Reading Shakespeare (2012)
Recreations N/A
Clubs Athenaeum
Style Prof Michael Alexander
Career ed William Collins 1963, fell Princeton Graduate Sch 1965, lectr Univ of Calif 1966, ed André Deutsch 1967, lectr UEA 1968, reader Univ of Stirling 1985 (lectr 1969), Berry prof of Eng lit Univ of St Andrews 1985-2003 (now emeritus); rep Scotland Round Britain Quiz (BBC)
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