I’ve never cross-posted a piece I’ve written for Inside Higher Ed here, but this recent one strikes me as needing a home on my own site. It’s about turning (or returning) to the work of literary criticism to discover (or rediscover) ways of being. A career in academia can take a number of twists and turns.… Read More Finding Ways to Be in the Work of Literary Criticism
My second book, Engagements with Narrative, isn’t out yet, but some blurbs are coming in — and they are not negative! Highlights include: “Clear and authoritative…flashes of wit” “Particularly clear-eyed in its analyses of feminist plotting” “Wide-ranging, well-informed, and appealing” “The most enjoyable and accessible introduction to story-making” “This is a book that will become a… Read More Engagements with Narrative: Some Early Reviews
One of the things I’m very excited about at the moment is the work proceeding on “Options for Teaching Modernist Writers in English,” a volume in development for the Modern Language Association Options for Teaching series. Already receiving great ideas: visit the blog for resources, updates, and conversation. I’ll also be at the Modernist Studies Association conference… Read More Where I’ll Be This Semester, Fall 2015 Edition
Thanks to an incredibly fruitful couple of days at the Digital Humanities Summer Institute at the University of Victoria (#dhsi2015), I’ve been able to put together a preliminary version of the new online version of The Space Between: Literature and Culture 1914-1945. In addition to the annual peer-reviewed volume, the site will also host a… Read More (Soft-)Launching The Space Between
I’ve been given the go-ahead by the Modern Language Association to create a prospectus for a volume in their Options series, Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing in English. No promises, but they’re interested in developing a potential volume. Here’s the CFP! [Edited to add: While at #dhsi2015 I made an audio CFP. Listen here.] I’ll be adding… Read More Teaching Modernist Women’s Writing
I turned in “Engagements with Narrative” to Routledge this past week. Check out the blurb here!
Hoping to finish a few projects over winter break, including an article on the film adaptation of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion and a (long in process) book proposal. Looking forward to: the annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Narrative in Chicago, where I’ll be speaking on memoirs of widowhood the annual conference… Read More Where to Find Me, Spring 2015 Edition