Purkiss, Diane

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PURKISS, Diane. Australian, b. 1961. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: Keble College, Oxford, England, fellow and tutor; Exeter University, Exeter, England, professor of English. Publications: The Witch in History: Early Modern and Twentieth-Century Representations, 1996; At the Bottom of the Garden: A Dark History of Fairies, Hobgoblins, and Other Troublesome Things, 2000, in UK as Troublesome Things: A History of Fairies and Fairy Stories. EDITOR: (with C. Brant) Women, Texts, and Histories: 1575-1760, 1992; Renaissance Women: The Plays of Elizabeth Cary: The Poems of Aemilia Lanyer, 1994. Address: Keble College, Parks Rd., Oxford OX1 3PG, England. Online address: [email protected]