Derek AttridgeDerek Attridge FBA (born 6 May 1945) is a South African-born British academic in the field of English literature and a current Professor of English at the University of York, a post he has held since 2003. Attridge undertakes research in South African literature, James Joyce, deconstruction and literary theory and the performance of poetry. He wrote a monograph on South African writer J. M. Coetzee.
Professor Attridge's new work, ''The Cambridge History of South African Literature'', co-edited with Prof David Atwell of York, is the 10th work by Professor Attridge published by Cambridge University Press. Provided by Wikipedia