Philip Hensher

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Full name: Philip Hensher

Area of interest: Arts, Culture, Society, Politics (esp. political intervention in Arts and Culture)

Journals/Organisation: The Independent | The Daily Telegraph

Email: p.hensher@independent.co.uk

Personal website:

Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/philip-hensher

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Networks: Philip Hensher: I've given up Twitter. Should you follow my example? - The Independent, 29th August 2011

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About:

Education: Tapton School, Sheffield; Oxford University; Cambridge University: Eighteenth-century English painting and satire (PhD) Cambridge University: Eighteenth-century English painting and satire (PhD)

Career: House of Commons clerk: 1990/1996

  • Contemporarywriters.com: biography (British Council)

Current position/role: Commentator

  • also writes/has written for: Reviews and articles to The Spectator, Mail on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph, Granta and The Guardian

Other roles/Main role: Author; Associate Professor, University of Exeter - staff profiles: contact details / research interests / publications

Other activities: Wrote a libretto to Thomas Ades’s opera, Powder Her Face (1995), which has been performed internationally, recorded by EMI and filmed by Channel Four

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Viewpoints/Insight: Contemporarywriters.com: Critical perspective (British Council)

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Video: Regular broadcaster

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Other: Listed as one of the hundred most influential LGBT people in Britain, 2006: Pink List, The Independent on Sunday, 2nd July 2006

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Philip's page at Amazon ✒

Latest work: The Missing Ink. Macmillan, October 2012. Reviewed here by John Mullan in The Guardian

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  • No regular column

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The Independent:

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Remit/Info: Arts, Culture, Society, Politics (esp. political intervention in Arts and Culture)

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Role: Commentator

Pen-name:

Email: p.hensher@independent.co.uk

Website: http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/philip-hensher

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Regularity: Weekly

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