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Literature educator , writer

Richard Henry Austen Jenkyns, British literature educator, writer. Recipient National Book award for Creative Non-fiction, Arts Council Great Britain, 1980, Best First Work award, Yorkshire Post, 1981.

Background

Jenkyns, Richard Henry Austen was born on March 18, 1949 in Steyning, Sussex, England. Son of Henry Leigh and Rosalind Mary (Home) Jenkyns.

Education

Bachelor, Oxford University, 1971. Master of Letters, Oxford University, 1975.

Career

Fellow All Souls College, Oxford, 1972—1981. Lecturer University Bristol, 1978—1981. Fellow Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, since 1981.

Lecturer University Oxford, 1981—1996, reader, 1996—1999, professor classical tradition, since 1999.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Piano, walking, architecture.

Connections

father:
Henry Leigh Jenkyns

mother:
Rosalind Mary (Home) Jenkyns