Nigel H. Foxcroft analyses the influence of cultures and civilizations upon literature and national identity by investigating the evolution of the cosmic consciousness of the English Modernist novelist and poet, Malcolm Lowry (1909-57) after his experience of the Mexican Day of the Dead Hispanic festival.
Author: Nigel H. Foxcroft
Nigel H. Foxcroft is Senior Lecturer in English Literature & Russian Studies at the University of Brighton and on the editorial board of Rusistika. He holds BA (Hons), MA, and MPhil degrees from the Universities of Leeds, Sussex, and Sheffield. He has published on modern Anglo-American literature (Malcolm Lowry and Toni Morrison), Russian Literature (A. S. Pushkin, M. Yu. Lermontov, and Anton Chekhov), and Russian historical linguistics in Acta Academiae Paedogogicae Szegediensis, Acta Universitatis Szegediensis, The Atlantic Critical Review, IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, Rusistika, Sun Yat-Sen Journal of Humanities, and Sobre Lowry. He has given keynote lectures at colloquia for the Day of the Dead in Cuernavaca, Mexico (2010) and at the University of Kent (2012). He has delivered papers at international conferences at the University of Sussex (2007); UBC, Vancouver, Canada (2009); Cerisy-la-Salle, France (2012); IAFOR LibrAsia2013, Osaka, Japan; IAFOR ECAH2013, Brighton; and Darwin College, Cambridge (2014).