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Charles Lock

Office: 25.4.23
Phone: 35 32 86 22
E-mail: lock@hum.ku.dk Charles Lock

Charles Lock is the Professor of English Literature at the University of Copenhagen. He has strong interest in colonial and post-colonial literatures, and, within Australian literature, has worked extensively on Patrick White and Les Murrray. He also has a keen interest in archeological theory and questions of cultural appropriation, with particular concern for rock-carvings.

‘Fredy Neptune: Metonymy and the Incarnate Preposition,’ The Poetry of Les Murray: Critical Essays, eds. L. Hergenhan & B. Clunies Ross, Australian Literary Studies & Queensland U.P., 2001, pp. 122-41.

‘Patrick White: Writing Towards Silence’, Kenyon Review (Vol. 23, no. 2)/Stand, Special Nobel Issue, March 2001, pp. 72-83.

‘Petroglyphs in and out of Perspective,’ Semiotica (special issue on 'Prehistoric Signs'), Vol. 100, nos. 2-4 (1994), 405-420.

‘Patrick White: An Australian novelist?', paper to be presented at the Patrick White Modernist impact/ Critical futures conference, 23 June 2010, Institute of English Studies, Senate House, University of London.