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Dr Alastair Duncan

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

French Stirling

Dr Alastair Duncan

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I graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an Honours Degree in French and German, 1966, and with a PhD in French literature, 1976. From 1970 until 2008, I taught in the French Department at the University of Stirling. I have also taught for periods up to a year at universities in France and Germany: Haute Bretagne (Rennes), Perpignan and Passau. In 2002 I was invited by the Nobel prize-winning French novelist Claude Simon to edit his collected works in the prestigious Bibliothèque de la Pléiade. This appeared in two volumes in 2006 and 2013. In 2012-13 I was a member of the steering committee which organised the Claude Simon exhibition at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. From 2012 to 2017 I was President of the international Association des lecteurs de Claude Simon.

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