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Fellow and College Lecturer in English, Girton College, Cambridge, University of Cambridge

James Riley works on modern and contemporary literature, film and counterculture. Recent publications involve a multi-volume collection on the film and literature of the 1960s. He’s currently at work on Playback Hex, a study of William Burroughs and the tape recorder.


  • –present
    Lecturer in English, University of Cambridge


Fellow and the Royal Society of Arts