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Patricia Duncker

Patricia Duncker (born 29 June 1951) is a British novelist and academic.

Academic career

Born in Kingston, Jamaica, Duncker attended Bedales School in England and, after a period spent working in Germany, read English at Newnham College, Cambridge. She earned a doctorate from St Hugh's College, Oxford.

She has taught at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and was Professor of Prose Fiction at the University of East Anglia, working with the novelists Andrew Cowan and her fellow Professor Michele Roberts. In January 2007, she was appointed Professor of Contemporary Literature at the University of Manchester, where she teaches in the Department of English and American Studies.[1].

Bibliography

Fiction

Short stories:

Non-fiction / academic (selection)

References

  • Official website
  • Duncker's page at the University of Manchester web site
  • Profile at www.contemporarywriters.com
  • Bloomsbury author information
  • British Council web site

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