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Durham University

Department of English Studies


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Professor Patricia Waugh - all publications

Authored book

  • Waugh, P (2010). After Two Cultures: Literature, Science and the Good Society.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2009). Blackwell History of British Fiction: 1945-present. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2009). Metafiction: the Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Waugh, P., Carpi, D., Hartman, G. & Hillis Miller, J. (1997). Cultura, Scienza, Hypertext. Bologna: Ligouri.
  • Waugh,P (1997). Revolutions of the Word: Intellectual Contexts for the Study of Modern Literature. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P (1995). The Harvest of the Sixties: English Literature and its Background 1960-90. Oxford: Oxford UP.
  • Waugh, P. (1992). Modern Literary Theory. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P. (1992). Postmodernism: A Reader. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P (1992). Practicing Postmodernism: Reading Modernism. London: Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P (1989). Feminine Fictions: Revisiting the Postmodern. London: Routledge.
  • Waugh, P. & Rice, P. (1989). Modern Literary Theory: A Reader. Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P (1984). Metafiction: The Theory and Practice of Self-Conscious Fiction. London: Routledge.

Chapter in book

  • Waugh, Patricia (2016). Afterword: Evidence and Experiment. In The Edinburgh Companion to the Critical Medical Humanities. Whitehead, Anne, Woods, Angela, Atkinson, Sarah, Macnaughton, Jane & Richards, Jennifer Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 153-160.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2016). Discipline or Perish: English at the Tipping Point and Styles of Thinking in the Twenty-first Century. In Futures for English Studies: Teaching Language, Literature and Creative Writing in Higher Education. Hewings, Ann, Prescott, Lynda & Seargeant, Philip London: Palgrave Macmillan. 19-38.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2016). Memory and Voices: Challenging Psychiatric Diagnosis through the Novel. In Memory in the Twenty First Century: New Critical Perspectives from the Arts, Humanities, and Sciences. Groes, Sebastian London: Palgrave Macmillan. 316-324.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2016). Precarious Voices: Moderns, Moods, and Moving Epochs. In Moving Modernisms: Motion, Technology, and Modernity. Bradshaw, David, Marcus, Laura & Roach, Rebecca Oxford: Oxford University Press. 191-216.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2015). Beauty Rewrites Literary History: Revisiting the Myth of Bloomsbury. In The Recovery of Beauty: Arts, Culture, Medicine. Saunders, Corinne, Macnaughton, Jane & Fuller, David Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 108-128.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2013). The Naturalistic Turn, the Syndrome, and the Rise of the Neo-Phenomenological Novel. In Diseases and Disorders in Contemporary Fiction: The Syndrome Syndrome. Peacock, James & Lustig, Tim Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 17-34.
  • Waugh, PN (2012). 'Iris Murdoch and the Two Cultures: Science, Philosophy and the Novel'. In Irish Murdoch: Texts and Contexts. Rowe, Ann & Horner, Avril Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Waugh, PN (2012). 'The Novel amid other Discourses.'. In The Cambridge History of the English Novel. Caserio, Robert L. & Hawes, Clement Cambridge University Press. 661-677.
  • Waugh, PN (2012). 'Thinking in Literature: modernism and contemporary neuroscience'. In The Legacies of Modernism: Historicising Postwar and Contemporary Fiction. James, David Cambridge University Press. 73-95.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2012). "Did I not banish the soul?" Thinking Otherwise, Woolf-wise. In Contradictory Woolf: Selected Papers from the Twenty-First Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ryan, Derek & Bolaki, Stella International Virgina Woolf Society, Clemson University Press. 23-42.
  • Waugh, PN (2011). 'Kazuo Ishiguro’s Not-Too-Late Modernism'. In Kazuo Ishiguro: New Critical Visions. Groes, Sebastian & Lewis, Barry Palgrave Macmillan. 13-30.
  • Waugh, PN (2011). 'Legacies: from literary criticism to literary theory'. In T. S. Eliot in Context. Harding, Jason Cambridge University Press. 381-394.
  • Saul, Nicholas & James, Simon J. (2011). Introduction: The Evolution of Literature. In The Evolution of Literature: Legacies of Darwin in European Cultures. Saul, Nicholas & James, Simon J. Rodopi. 9-18.
  • Waugh, PN (2010). 'Contemporary British Fiction'. In Cambridge Companion to Modern British Culture. Higgins, Michael, Smith, Clarissa & Corner, John Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 115-137.
  • Waugh, PN (2010). 'Muriel Spark and the Metaphysics of Modernity: Art, Secularization and Psychosis'. In Muriel Spark: Twenty First Century Perspectives. Herman, David University of John Hopkins Press. 63-93.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2010). Intellectual History and Twentieth-Century Fiction. In The Cambridge History of the Novel. caseiro, Robert Cambridge: CUP.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2009). 'Critical Theory and the Novel'. In The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Fiction (part of the three-volume Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory). Shaffer, Brian W. John Wiley & Sons Ltd Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2009). 'Empathy, Affect and the Cosmopolitan in the Novels of Ishiguro'. In Kazuo Ishiguro and the International Novel. Groes, Sebastian
  • Waugh, Patricia (2009). 'The Historical Context of Post-War British Literature'. In The Post-War British Literature Handbook. Cockin, Katharine & Morrison, Jago London and New York: Continuum. 35-37.
  • Waugh, PN (2009). 'Writing the Body in Modernism and Postmodernism'. In The Body and the Arts. MacNaughton, Jane, Maude, Ulrika & Saunders, Corinne Palgrave: Palgrave Macmillan. 131-148.
  • (2008). Revising the Good: Iris Murdoch and the Two Cultures Debate. In
  • Waugh, PN (2007). 'Visceral Perturbations and Human Judgements: Ethics and the Novel'. In On the Turn: The Ethics of Fiction in Contemporary Narrative in English. Aritzi, B & Martinez-Falquina, S Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 20-42.
  • Waugh, P (2006). 'The Woman Writer and the Continuities of Feminism'. In A Concise Companion to Contemporary British Fiction. English, James F. Oxford: Blackwell. 188-209.
  • Waugh, P (2006). Constructions and Deconstructios of the Women Writer. In Blackwell Companion to Women's Writing in the Twentieth Century. English, James 188-209.
  • Waugh, P. (2006). Value: criticism, canons, and evaluation. In The Theory and Practice of Literary Criticism: an Oxford Guide. Oxford University Press. 70-82.
  • Waugh, P. (2005). 'Science and Fiction in the 1990s.'. In British Fiction of the 1990s. Bentley, Nick. London: Routledge. 57-77.
  • Waugh, P (2005). ‘Feminism and Writing: The Politics of Culture’. In The Cambridge History of Twentieth-century Literature. Marcus, Laura & Nicholls, Peter Cambridge: Cambridge UP. 600-618.
  • Waugh, P (2005). Just-So Stories?: Science, narrative and intertextuality. In Symbolism: International Journal of Aesthetics. 1-42.
  • Waugh, P (2005). Postmodern Fiction and the Rise of Modern Literary Theory. In Blackwell Companion to the British and Irish Novel, 1945-present. Scaffer, Brian 66-83.
  • Waugh, P (2005). Science and fiction in the nineties. In Fiction in the Nineties. Bentley, Nick Palgrave. 32-48.
  • Waugh, P (2004). Creative Writers and Psychopathology: the Cultural Consolations of the Wound and the Bow. In Madness and Creativity in Literature and Culture. Jane McNaughton & Corrine Saunders Palgrave. 177-194.
  • Waugh, P (2004). Evolution as redemption? Scientific fundamentalism and the crisis of value in literary cultures. In Anglistik.
  • Waugh, P (2002). Woolf, Fry and Cambridge Realism science and aesthetics after Impressionism. In Literature and the Visual Arts. Carpi, D Ligouri.
  • Waugh, Patricia (2001). 'Beyond Mind and Matter: Scientific Epistemologies and Modernist Aesthetics'. In Significant Forms: The Rhetoric of Modernism. Thobo-Carlsen, John Aalborg: 14.
  • Waugh, P. (2001). 'Postmodernism.'. In The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume IX Twentieth-Century Historical, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives.. Knellwolf, Christa. & Norris, Christopher. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Vol. IX: Twentieth-Century Historical, Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives.: 289-305.
  • Waugh, P (2001). ‘'Think of a Table When You’re not There': The Problem of Knowledge in Modernist Painting and Fiction’. In Literature and the Visual Arts in the Twentieth Century. Carpi, Daniela Bologna: Enzo Editrice. 29-57.
  • Waugh, P (2001). Beyond Mind and Matter Scientific Epistemologies and Modernist Aesthetics. In Significant Forms The Rhetoric of Modernism. Thobo-Carlsen, John Aalborg.
  • Waugh, P (2001). Postmodernism chapter. In The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism. Norris, Christopher & Knellwolf, Christa 9.
  • Waugh, P (2001). The Legacy of Thomas More Utopia and Utopianism; aesthetic indeterminacy and the problem of political determinism. In Modern Language Notes.
  • Waugh PN (2000). 'Utopias and Utopianism: Political Science, Aesthetic Indeterminacy and the Legacy of Thomas More'. In Utopias. Le Saux, Francoise & Thomas, Neil Modern Language Ser.: GM9: 1-36.
  • Waugh, P (1999). Revising the Two Cultures Debate: Literature, Science and Value. In The Arts and Sciences of Criticism.
  • Waugh, P (1998). Cultural Theory and Postmodernism. In New Essays on Contemporary Feminist Theory. Jackson, Stevi & Jones, Jackie Edinburgh University Press.
  • Waugh, P (1998). Modernism, Postmodernism, Gender. In Feminisms. Kemp, Sandra & Squires, Judith Oxford University Press.
  • Waugh, P (1997). Nature Morte Literature and the principle of Uncertainty after Beckett. In Carpi, Hartman, Hillis Miller & Waugh
  • Waugh, P (1997). Postmodern Feminism. In The Encyclopaedia of Women's Studies. Harvester, Brighton.
  • LeCercle, J.-J. (1997). The New Prometheans science and modern literature. In EBRES (ESSE).
  • P Waugh (1992). Feminism, modern literary theory and psychoanalysis. In Feminism and Psychoanalysis. Wright, Elizabeth Blackwell.
  • Waugh, P (1992). Modernism, Postmodernism, Feminism Gender and Autonomy Theory. In Postmodernism A Reader. Edward Arnold.
  • Waugh, P (1992). Stalemates Gender and modern aesthetics. In The Aesthetics of Pleasure. Regan, S Open University press.
  • Waugh, P (1992). The Canon. In A Companion to Aesthetics. Cooper, David E. Blackwell.
  • Waugh, P (1990). Feminism and postmodernism. In The Bete Noire of Feminism.

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