R W Sheppard

Richard W. Sheppard, M.A. (Ph.D., UEA)
Professor of German, Fellow of Magdalen College (retired)


Professor Sheppard’s main research interests are in the historical avant-gardes; literature and politics in the Weimar Republic; the work of W.G. Sebald; and European Modernism.


German language, and literature from 1750 to the present.


‘Savagery, salvage, salves and salvation: the historico-theological debate of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin’, Journal of European Studies, 32 (2002), 51-61

Modernism-Dada-Postmodernism, Avant-garde and Modernism Studies, First (Evansston, Ill.: Northwestern U.P., 2000)

‘The German Rhodes Scholarships’, in: The History of the Rhodes Trust (Oxford: OUP, 2000), 357-408

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