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Germaine Greer (1939-), Writer and broadcaster; Professor of English and Comparative Studies

Sitter in 9 portraits
Australian-born writer, broadcaster and critic. Greer travelled to England in 1964 to study English Literature at Cambridge University, earning a PhD in 1967. She lectured at the University of Warwick (1967-72) whilst working on The Female Eunuch (1970), her classic text. Her critically acclaimed books cover subjects such as women painters and writers, and include The Obstacle Race (1979), and Sex and Destiny (1984), Slip-Shod Sibyls (1995), The Whole Woman (1999), The Boy (2003) and Shakespeare's Wife (2007). Greer is currently Professor of English and Comparative Studies at Warwick University.

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Germaine Greer

by Lord Snowdon
vintage bromide print, 1971
NPG P813


Germaine Greer

by Paula Rego
pastel on paper laid on aluminium, 1995
On display in Room 35 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6351


Germaine Greer

by Bryan Wharton
bromide print, 3 June 1969
NPG x88633


Germaine Greer

by Sandra Lousada
archival pigment print, 1970
NPG x135462


Germaine Greer; Beryl Elizabeth Reid

by Keystone Press Agency Ltd
bromide print, March 1975
NPG x194094


Germaine Greer

by Dudley Reed
bromide print on card mount, 1983
NPG x32169


Germaine Greer

by Chris Hay
cibachrome print, March 1987
NPG x29579


Germaine Greer

by Polly Borland
C-type colour print, October 1999
NPG x88457


Germaine Greer

by Jean Cazals
Fujichrome colour print, January 1993
NPG x68851