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Dr Eleni Philippou


Dr Eleni Philippou (Oxon.) is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation Research Centre. She is also the Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded Prismatic Jane Eyre Schools project, which follows on from her postdoctoral work on the OWRI-funded Creative Multilingualism project. Her monograph, Speaking Politically: Adorno and Postcolonial Fiction (Routledge, 2021), explores the implications of Adorno’s philosophy for literary studies, particularly in relation to texts that emerge from situations of political extremity. Her key research interests are postcolonial and world literature, contemporary poetry, critical theory, comparative literature, and translation studies. Furthermore, she is an award-winning poet, with a number of poems published in both British and international anthologies and journals.

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