James Rex KNOWLSON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-08-06
Education Swanwick Hall GS, Univ of Reading (BA, DipEd, PhD)
Books & Publications Samuel Beckett: An Exhibition (1971), Light and Darkness in the Theatre of Samuel Beckett (1972), Universal Language Schemes in England and France 1600-1800 (1975), Happy Days/Oh les beaux jours (ed, 1978), Frescoes of the Skull: The Later Prose and Drama of Samuel Beckett (with John Pilling, 1979), Samuel Beckett's Krapp's Last Tape (ed, 1980), Happy Days (ed, 1985), The Theatrical Notebooks of Samuel Beckett Vol III - Krapp's Last Tape (ed, 1992), Waiting for Godot Vol I (ed, 1993), Damned to Fame: The Life of Samuel Beckett (1996), Images of Beckett (with John Haynes, 2003), Beckett Remembering, Remembering Beckett (with Elizabeth Knowlson, 2006)
Recreations badminton, cricket, theatre
Clubs
Style Prof James Knowlson, OBE
Career asst master Ashville Coll Harrogate 1959-60, lectr in French Univ of Glasgow 1963-69 (asst lectr 1960-63); Univ of Reading: lectr 1969-75, Leverhulme research fell 1975-76, sr lectr 1975-78, reader 1978-81, prof of French 1981-98, emeritus prof 1998-; fell Nat Humanities Center USA 2002-03, Leverhulme emeritus fell 2003-04; memb Soc of Authors 1987; Hon DLitt Univ of Reading; Officier dans l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques 2011
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