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French language and literature educator

Michael John Tilby, French language and literature educator. French Government scholar, 1973-1974. Member Modern Humanities Research Association, Society for French Studies (publicity officer, member Executive Committee 1984-1992), Society d'Histoire Littéraire dela France (British correspondent since 1992).

Background

Tilby, Michael John was born on April 16, 1949 in Harrow-on-the-Hill, England. Son of Edward James and Winifred Joan (Trist) Tilby.

Education

Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1971; Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1975; Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Normal Supérieure, Paris, 1976.

Career

Tutorial assistant, U. Hull, England, 1975-1976; lecturer comparative literature, U. East Anglia, 1976-1977; fellow, lecturer French Selwyn College, U. Cambridge, since 1977; director studies in modern language, U. Cambridge, since 1980; praelector, U. Cambridge, 1979-1983; librarian, U. Cambridge, 1983-1986; tutor, U. Cambridge, since 1987; tutor for admissions, U. Cambridge, 1987-1992; senior tutor, since 1992. Editor Selwyn College Calendar, 1980-1988. Governor Ipswich School, since 1992, Watford Grammar School for Boys, since 1992.

Member county Malvern College, since 1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: A. Gide: Les Faux-Monnayeurs, Beyond the Nouveau Roman, Balzac. Editor: Nouvelles Choisies de P. Mérimée, P. Lainé, La Dentellière. Contributor articles to professional journals and collaborative vols.

Membership

Member Modern Humanities Research Association, Society for French Studies (publicity officer, member Executive Committee 1984-1992), Society d'Histoire Littéraire dela France (British correspondent since 1992).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: cooking, opera, wine, Italy.

Connections

Married Susan Elizabeth Wharton.

father:
Edward James Tilby

mother:
Winifred Joan (Trist) Tilby

spouse:
Susan Elizabeth Wharton.