Lynne Hanley

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Lynne Hanley
Born 1943
Occupation Professor
Nationality United States
Genre Fiction
Literary criticism
Notable works Writing War: Fiction, Gender & Memory

Lynne Hanley (born 1943) is an American feminist author and literary critic.[1] She is Professor Emerita of literature and writing at Hampshire College.


Hanley received a B.A. in English from Cornell University, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. Before coming to Hampshire, she taught at Princeton University, Douglass College and Mount Holyoke College.[2]


Select articles[edit]

  • "Sleeping with the Enemy: Doris Lessing in the Century of Destruction" in The Columbia History of the British Novel. Richetti, John (ed.); Bender, John (assoc. ed.); David, Deirdre (assoc. ed.); Seidel, Michael (assoc. ed.). New York: Columbia UP, 1994: 918-38
  • "To El Salvador" in Critical Responses in Arts and Letters, #8: The Critical Response to Joan Didion. Sharon Felton (ed.) Westport: Greenwood Press, 1993.
  • "Mean Streak." Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1993: 93 -101.
  • "Writing Across the Color Bar: Apartheid and Desire." In Massachusetts Review: A Quarterly of Literature, the Arts and Public Affairs, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 495–506, Summer 1991
  • "Alias Jane Somers." Doris Lessing Newsletter, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 5–6, 14, Spring 1988.



  1. ^ "Citations search: "Lynne Hanley" (Google Books)". Retrieved 2007-11-09. 
  2. ^ "Hampshire biography". Hampshire college. Archived from the original on May 15, 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-09. 

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