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About Susan Watkins

Susan Watkins is principal lecturer in English at the School of Cultural Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University, where her main teaching interests are in 20th-century women's fiction and feminist theory. She is a founder member of the Contemporary Women's Writing Network, and was academic coordinator of the second international Doris Lessing conference, held in July 2007.

Articles by Susan Watkins

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Doris Lessing: writing against and for

The Nobel literature award honours an eternal outsider whose critical distance from orthodoxy fuels her work's remarkable "predictive" quality, says Susan Watkins in this 2007 article.

Doris Lessing: writing against and for

The Nobel literature award honours an eternal outsider whose critical distance from orthodoxy fuels her work's remarkable "predictive" quality, says Susan Watkins.

[Also on openDemocracy: Müge Galin on the Sufi dimension of Doris Lessing's work - click here]

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