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Patricia Waugh
Patricia Waugh is a professor of English at Durham University. Her first book was Metafiction: the Theory and Practice of Self-conscious Fiction (1984); since then she has written numerous books and essays on modernism and postmodernism, intellectual history and aesthetics. She is currently working with scientists, medical practitioners, anthropologists and artists on two major funded research projects: a Wellcome-funded project on hearing voices and a Leverhulme-funded collaboration on tipping points, investigating radical change: how the new comes into the world. She will deliver the inaugural British Academy Annual Lecture on the Novel in 2014. A version of 'On the Exaggerated Reports...' appeared in Dalkey Archive Press's Review of Contemporary Fiction in April 2013.

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On a Decline in British Fiction

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Issue No. 7

Jennifer Hodgson

Patricia Waugh

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Issue No. 7

‘The special fate of the novel,’ Frank Kermode has written, ‘is always to be dying.’ In Britain, the terminal state seems indigenous to the...

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Art

December 2013

When We Were Here: The 1990s in Film

Masha Tupitsyn

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December 2013

‘I remember touch. Pictures came with touch.’ -Daft Punk, ‘Touch’   In the 1990s, three important pre post-reality films...

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Issue No. 7

The White Review No. 7 Editorial

The Editors

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Issue No. 7

A few issues back we grandiosely stated ‘that it is more important now than ever to provide a forum...

Interview

March 2013

Interview with Billy Childish

José da Silva

Interview

March 2013

Buzzed in through the red metal door and down the stone steps into the bunker that is L-13. The...

 

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