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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

feature

Issue No. 7

Jennifer Hodgson

Patricia Waugh

feature

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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poetry

February 2011

Mainly about Roth

Aidan Cottrell Boyce

poetry

February 2011

From the start he was thrown in at the deep-end when the head keeper just handed him a pail...

Interview

March 2016

Interview with Han Kang

TR. Deborah Smith

Sarah Shin

Interview

March 2016

Han Kang is a disquieting storyteller who leads the reader into the very heart of human experience, where the...

fiction

September 2014

The Fringe of Reality

Antoine Volodine

TR. Jeffrey Zuckerman

fiction

September 2014

Many thanks to those who have allowed me to speak; now I’ll do so.   I’m actually not talking...

 

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