Clive Scott (linguist)

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Clive Scott is a professor of European Literature at the University of East Anglia and the author of many ground-breaking books on French poetry.[1]

Scott's book Channel Crossings: French and English Poetry in Dialogue 1550-2000 (Legenda, 2002) was awarded the 2003 R. H. Gapper Book Prize by the UK Society for French Studies. This prize recognises the work as the best book published by a scholar working in Britain or Ireland in French studies in 2002.[2]

Scott became a fellow of the British Academy in 1994.[3]

Publications[edit]

  • The Poetics of French Verse: Studies in Reading (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998);
  • The Spoken Image: Photography and Language (London: Reaktion Books, 1999);
  • Translating Baudelaire (Exeter; Exeter Univ. Press, 2000).
  • Channel Crossings: French and English Poetry in Dialogue 1550-2000 (Oxford: Legenda, 2002)
  • A Question of Syllables: Essays in Nineteenth-Century French Verse (Cambridge University Press, 2005)
  • French verse-art: A Study (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
  • Literary Translation and the Rediscovery of Reading (Cambridge University Press, 2015)

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