Taylorian Lecture

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The Taylorian Lecture, sometimes referred to as the "Special Taylorian Lecture" or "Taylorian Special Lecture", is a prestigious annual lecture on Modern European Literature, delivered at the Taylor Institution in the University of Oxford since 1889.

1889-1899[edit]

The first eleven lectures were published collectively in 1900, under the title Studies in European Literature, being the Taylorian Lectures 1889—1899:

1900-1920[edit]

Further lectures were delivered in the first few years of the 20th century, but were not published collectively:

1920-1930[edit]

In 1917 a new endowment for an annual lecture on "subjects connected to Modern European Literature" was established by a donation of War Stock by Professors Charles Firth and Joseph Wright. This second series of lectures began in 1920. In 1930 a further volume of lectures was published, from the years 1920-1930, under the title Studies in European Literature, being the Taylorian Lectures Second Series, 1920—1930:

Since 1930[edit]

Since 1930 no collected volume has been issued, but individual lectures include:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ J. Michael Walton, Found in translation: Greek drama in English (2006), p. 62
  2. ^ H. W. Garrod, Tolstoi's Theory of Art: Taylorian Lecture, 1935 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1935)
  3. ^ Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson, 'TWO DUTCH POETS The Taylorian Lecture in the University of Oxford' in Essays and Addresses (1940), ch. VIII
  4. ^ Ernest Hoepffner, Aux origines de la nouvelle française (The Taylorian Lecture 1938) (Oxford, 1939)
  5. ^ E. Allison Peers, Antonio Machado (The Taylorian Lecture, 1939) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940)
  6. ^ Alf Sommerfelt, The written and spoken word in Norway (The Taylorian Lecture, 1942) (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1942)
  7. ^ Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy, National and international stability: Althusius: Grotius: van Vollenhoven (Oxford University Press, 1944, 69 pages
  8. ^ Studies in Romance philology and French literature (University of Manchester, 1953), p. xiii
  9. ^ Frederick Charles Roe, Sir Thomas Urquhart and Rabelais: The Taylorian lecture, 1957 (1957)
  10. ^ Elizabeth Mary Wilkinson, Schiller: Poet or Philosopher? Special Taylorian Lecture (Oxford, 1961)
  11. ^ Marshall Craig Eakin, Paulo Roberto de Almeida, Rubens Antonio Barbosa, Envisioning Brazil: a guide to Brazilian studies (2005), p. 359
  12. ^ Giulio C. Lepschy, Mother tongues and other reflections on the Italian language (2002), p. 126