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Emeritus Professor John King

Please note that Professor King has now retired from the Warwick History Department and the School of Comparative American Studies.


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Academic Profile
  • University of Edinburgh, MA 1972
  • University of Oxford, BPhil, 1974
  • University of Oxford, DPhil, 1983
  • Lecturer in Latin American Literature, Warwick University, 1976-1996
  • Professor of Latin American Literature, Warwick University, 1996-2014
  • Emeritus Professor of Latin American Literature, Warwick University, 2014-present
Selected Publications
  • ed., The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture (CUP, 2004)
  • ed., An Argentine Passion: The Life and work of Maria Luisa Bemberg (London, 2000)
  • Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America (London, 2000)
  • Mario Vargos Llosa, Making Waves (ed & trans) (New York, 1998)
  • ed., Mediating Two Worlds (British Film Institute, 1993)
  • British-Argentine Relations (Royal Institute of International Affairs 1991)
  • Sur: An analysis of the Argetine Literary Journal 1931-1970 (CUP, 1986)
  • El Di Tella y el desarollo cultural Argentino (Editorial Gaglianone, Buenos Aires, 1985)
Research Interests
  • History, Literature and Cinema of Latin America, especially Argentina & Mexico
Recent Topics Supervised
  • Mexican Cinema
  • Argentine Cinema
  • Cuban Literary Magazines
  • Latina Literature in the United States
  • Mexican Intellectuals
  • Argentine Women Writers
  • Caribbean Literature in English, Spanish and French