Biography of Patricia Waugh
Patricia Waugh is a literary critic and professor of English literature at Durham University. She is a specialist in modernist and post-modernist literature, post-modernist theory and feminist theory. She is recognised by some observers as a leading expert in post-modernist literary theory.
She joined the department of English studies at Durham University in 1989, became a professor in 1997, and was head of department between 2005 and 2008.