Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA

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

Elected 2001

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Current post

Emeritus Professor of English Literature, University of Oxford

Past appointments

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

2008 - 2017

University of Oxford Goldsmiths' Professor of English Literature

1998 - 2008

University of York Personal Chair in English Literature

1996 - 1998

University of York Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Reader

1977 - 1996

What is biography?

7 Jul 2020 Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA

Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA, author of works on Virginia Woolf, Edith Wharton and Penelope Fitzgerald, explains the history, meaning and importance of biography.

Leaders in SHAPE: Hermione Lee

7 Dec 2020

Literary biographer and academic Hermione Lee joins Conor Gearty to discuss her work and latest book 'Tom Stoppard: A Life'.

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