|Name Diane Purkiss||Education Roseville College|
|Books Fairies and Fairy Stories: A History, Corydon and the Siege of Troy, Untitled Diane Purkiss|
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- Scottish witches fairies and old religion prof diane purkiss
Purkiss was born in Sydney, Australia, and was educated at Roseville College, Our Lady of the Rosary Convent, and Stuartholme School. She received a BA with first class Honours from the University of Queensland and D.Phil from Merton College, Oxford. She became Lecturer in English at the University of East Anglia in 1991, and Lecturer in English at the University of Reading in 1993. In 1998 she became Professor of English at Exeter University, before taking up her current post at Keble College in 2000.
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Purkiss also writes children's books with her son, Michael Dowling, under the pseudonym Tobias Druitt.