Zachary Leader
Zachary Leader is a professor of English Literature at Roehampton University
Roehampton University
The University of Roehampton is a campus university in the United Kingdom, situated on three major sites in Roehampton, south-west London.-History:...

. He was an undergraduate at Northwestern University
Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a private research university in Evanston and Chicago, Illinois, USA. Northwestern has eleven undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools offering 124 undergraduate degrees and 145 graduate and professional degrees....

, and later pursued graduate study both at Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity College, Cambridge
Trinity College is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge. Trinity has more members than any other college in Cambridge or Oxford, with around 700 undergraduates, 430 graduates, and over 170 Fellows...

 and at Harvard University
Harvard University
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. Though born in the U.S. and remaining an American citizen, Leader has lived and worked for over thirty years in the UK. His best-known works are probably The Letters of Kingsley Amis
The Letters of Kingsley Amis
The Letters of Kingsley Amis was assembled and edited by the American literary critic Zachary Leader. It is a collection of over 800 letters sent from that author to many different friends and professional acquaintances from 1941 until shortly before his death in 1995. About one quarter of these...

, which he edited and published in 2001, and The Life of Kingsley Amis (2006).

List of publications

  • Reading Blake's Songs, (London and Boston: Routledge and Kegan Paul), 259pp. (1981)
  • Writer's Block, (London and Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press), 320pp. (1991)
  • Revision and Romantic Authorship, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996; pbk, 1999), 354pp. (1996)
  • Romantic Period Writings 1798-1832: An Anthology, co-edited with Ian Haywood (London and Boston: Routledge, pbk), 254pp. (1999)
  • The Letters of Kingsley Amis, edited by Z. Leader, London: HarperCollins, 2000; New York: Talk/Miramax, 1208pp. (2001)
  • On Modern British Fiction, edited by Z. Leader, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 319pp. (2002)
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Major Works, co-edited by Z. Leader and M. O'Neill, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 845pp. (2003)
  • The Life of Kingsley Amis, Hardcover, New York: Random House, 1008 pp. (2006)

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