Walter Redfern

Walter Redfern is Emeritus Professor of French Studies at Reading University. His research interests include Giono, Nizan, Queneau, Sartre, Darien, Vall s, Tournier, Guilloux; wordplay; clich s; coinages, as well as 19th-century linguistics (J-P. Brisset). In addition to numerous articles on French nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, humor, and political commitment, his output includes BBC talks and scripts for programmes on language matters, a novel, short stories and poems. He has...See more