Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA

Life-Writing, 19th to 21st century literature, American literature

Elected 2001

UK Fellow

Current post

Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Past appointments

University of Oxford President of Wolfson College, and Professor of English Literature

Jan 2008 - Nov 2017

University of Oxford Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature

Jan 1998 - Jan 2008

University of York Personal Chair in English Literature

Jan 1996 - Jan 1998

University of York Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader

Jan 1977 - Jan 1996


Virginia Woolf 1996

Elizabeth Bowen 1981

Willa Cather: a life saved up 1989

Biography: A Very Short introduction 2009

Edith Wharton 2007

Body Parts: Essays on Life-Writing 2005

Virginia Woolf 1996

Biography: A Very Short Introduction 2009

Penelope Fitzgerald 2013

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