Bryan Cheyette is Chair in Modern Literature at the University of Reading. He is the editor or author of nine books and is completing Diasporas of the Mind: Literature and \'Race\' after the Holocaust. He is also the co-editor of volume VII of the Oxford History of the Novel in English on the British and Irish novel, 1940-present, and reviews contemporary fiction for the TLS, The Independent and Tthe Guardian.
Gabriel Josipovici in conversation with Bryan Cheyette
Gabriel Josipovici has been publishing fiction and criticism for close to forty years. Last year saw the publication of a substantial volume of essays, The Singer on the Shore and of a work of fiction, Everything Passes. He spoke to Bryan Cheyette about his life, work and his two most recent books at the time.
Fame and Fortune
Born in Chicago, Frederic Raphael moved to England as a boy and his father advised him to grow up to be ‘an English gentleman’ rather than ‘an American Jew’. His first glittering prize was winning a scholarship to Cambridge, followed by an Oscar and general recognition for his witty scripts for television and the silver screen. Writing was always his way to right the wrongs he had suffered. He is loved for his fast paced novels and sparkling humour. He spoke to Bryan C...