Professor Dame Hermione Lee FBA

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

Elected 2001

UK Fellow
2001

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

What is biography?

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.

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