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Christopher Ricks

Christopher Ricks co-director of the Editorial Institute and the William M. and Sara B. Warren Professor of the Humanities at Boston University where he also teaches in the Core Curriculum. He was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford in 2004, and is known both for his critical studies and for his editorial work. The latter includes The Poems of Tennyson (revised 1987), The New Oxford Book of Victorian Verse (1987), Inventions of the March Hare: Poems 1909-1917 by T. S. Eliot (1996), The Oxford Book of English Verse (1999), Selected Poems of James Henry (2002), and Samuel Menashe: New and Selected Poems (2005). In 2002 he delivered the Panizzi Lectures in Bibliography at the British Library. He is the General Editor of Poetry for Penguin Classics, and a co-editor of Essays in Criticism. He is undertaking a full critical edition of T. S. Eliot’s complete poems, to be published by Faber & Faber. With Frances Whistler he co-directs the Selected Edition of the Work of James Fitzjames Stephen. (2009)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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