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Revd Dr Michael Screech

BA, DLitt, FBA, FRSL
Emeritus Fellow since 2003
Michael Screech published Aru Eikokujin futsubungakusha ga seinen jidai ni mita shûsenchokugo no Nihon (What a certain Englishman, a Student of French Literature, Saw in his Youth of Immediate Post-war Japan.), a spoken-history conversation with Dr Misa Hirashima; in Chûkyô Daigaku Shakai kagaku kenkyû [Social Sciences],volume 33, no 1. pp 1-48 and a new edition of his translation of Michel de Montaigne’s Essays is now printing.
Revd Dr Michael Screech
  • Background

    • Emeritus Fellow, All Souls College (from 2003)
    • Chaplain and Fellow, All Souls College (from 2001 to 2003)
    • Extraordinary Fellow, Wolfson College, Oxford (from 1993 to 2001)
    • Senior Research Fellow, All Souls College (from 1984 to 1993)
    • Fielden Professor of French Language and Literature, University College London (from 1971 to 1984)
    • Reader (to 1966) then Professor of French, University College London (from 1961 to 1971)
    • Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham (from 1951 to 1961)
    • Undergraduate, then Assistant, University College London (from 1947 to 1951)
    • Military Service (from 1944 to 1947)
  • Selected publications

    • (ed. and trans.) Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 2006).
    • Laughter at the Foot of the Cross (London: Allen Lane, 1997).
    • Montaigne’s Annotated Copy of Lucretius: A Transcription and Study of the Manuscript, Notes and Pen-Marks (Geneva: Librairie Droz, 1998).
    • (with Francis Hutchinson) Monumental Inscriptions in All Souls College, Oxford (Oxford: All Souls College, 1997).
    • Clément Marot: a Renaissance Poet discovers the Gospel (Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1994).
    • (ed. M. Heath) Some Renaissance Studies: Selected Articles, 1951-1991 (Geneva: Libraire Droz, 1992).