Holmes, Diana

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HOLMES, Diana. British, b. 1949. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Wolverhampton Polytechnic (now University of Wolverhampton), England, lecturer in French, 1975-80, senior lecturer, 1984-90, principal lecturer in French, 1990; North London Polytechnic, part-time lecturer in French, 1981-84; Keele University, England, lecturer, 1992-94, senior lecturer, 1994-95, professor of French and head of French studies, 1995-99; University of Leeds, professor of French, 1999-. Speaker at educational institutions. Modern & Contemporary France, co-editor; French Film Directors, co-editor. Publications: Colette, 1991; Women in Context: French Women Writers, 1848-1994, 1996; Francois Truffaut, 1998; Rachilde: Decadence, Gender and the Woman Writer, 2001. Contributor to books on French literature and film. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Department of French, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, England. Online address: [email protected]

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