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Applications are invited for the E.K. Chambers Studentship in English Literature, tenable at Oxford, either at Corpus Christi College or Somerville College, from October 1999 from those who wish either to undertake graduate studies in English Literature or to read English as a second honour school. Candidates must have read Latin or Greek (or both) at university and be competent in both. They must have graduated by October 1999 from a university in the British Isles with an honours degree in a subject other than `single honours English. The studentship is normally comparable in value to a British Academy award.

Further particulars and application forms are available from Mrs J. Thompson, Assistant to the Secretary to the Board of Management of the Chambers Bequest, University Offices, Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JD (telephone: Oxford (2)70202, e-mail:, to whom completed applications, accompanied by two pieces of written work on literary topics of not more than 2,000 words each, should be sent by Monday, 7 June. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 21 June.

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