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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.