Chris Thurman


              I am an Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature at Wits University in Johannesburg (South Africa). In addition to my teaching and research, I write - about literature and the arts, about South African socio-political stuff, about sport, and about anything else I can really: books, essays, scholarly articles, reviews, columns, opinion pieces ... I also edit the journal 

Shakespeare in Southern Africa.

          This website is an incomplete collection of my writing. It contains information about
            published books and articles, and I'll occasionally post news about forthcoming publications. I set it up in 2007 when I was working as a freelance journalist, academic and editor. In 2008, when I joined Wits University, I continued to write regularly for both print and online publications. Until 2015 I kept the site updated with new articles as a kind of virtual portfolio, but it became an unnecessary duplication of content available elsewhere. Now it's an archive for searching or browsing through older material!
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