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United Kingdom, 1965
literary critic

James Wood

James Wood is the writer of literary reviews, essays and a novel. After completing his studies at Cambridge, he became a literary critic with journals such as The Guardian, The New Republic, The New Yorker and The London Review of Books. He has been teaching literary criticism at Harvard since 2003, becoming a Professor there in 2010. Among his works are The Broken Estate: Essays on Literature and Belief (2000), How Fiction Works (2008) and the autobiographical novel The Book Against God (2003).

Published in

Journal Nexus
2010 or Earlier

Nexus 34

De queeste van het leven Deel II. Het Kwaad

Speaker at


Part II. Evil

The Quest for Life

11 June 2002 9.20 - 21.45 Tilburg University