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Jane Marcus
Position: Distinguished Professor, The City College. English
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 and by appointment
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Northwestern University
Research Interests: Feminist literary criticism; 20th-century British literature and intellectual history (women's suffrage, World War I); transatlantic cultural studies (African diaspora, the 1930s); Virginia Woolf; primitivism and modernism; Nancy Cunard and the Negro anthology; intersections of race, class and culture.


Selected Publications:

  • In progress: White Looks, Black Books: Nancy Cunard and Modernist Primitivism, Poets Exploding Like Bombs: Nancy Cunard and Her Comrades on the Spanish Civil War.

  • Virginia Woolf, Three Guineas, with Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography (New York: Harcourt, 2006).

  • Hearts of Darkness: White Women Write Race (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2004).

  • Art and Anger: Reading Like a Woman (Columbus: Ohio State University Press/Miami University Imprint, 1988).

  • Virginia Woolf and the Languages of Patriarchy (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1987).

  • The Young Rebecca West: 1911-1917 (London: Macmillan/Virago, New York: Viking, 1982). (editor). (Paperback: Virago, 1983), Paperback: Indiana University Press, 1989.

  • "Registering Objections: Grounding Feminist Alibis," in Reconfigured Spheres: Feminist Explorations of Literary Space, ed. Margaret Higonnet and Joan Templeton (Amherst: U Mass Press, 1994, pp 171-193).