Location: Bowdoin / Marilyn Reizbaum

English

Marilyn Reizbaum

Harrison King McCann Professor of English
Director of Gay and Lesbian Studies Program

Contact Information

mreizbau@bowdoin.edu
207-725-3364
English
GAY AND LESBIAN STUDIES
106 Massachusetts Hall



Fall 2014

  • Introduction to Poetry (ENGL 1105)
  • James Joyce Revolution (ENGL 3002)


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Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.Litt. , English Literature, University of Edinburgh

Current Research

image of the jew"Max Nordau and the Generation of Jewish Muscle," in Jewish Culture and History 6.1 (Summer 2003): Special Issue "The Image of the Jew in European Liberal Culture, 1789-1914." This essay represents one section of the current book project—"The Inversion of the Jews: Degeneration Theory and Modern Arts"

Teaching Areas

Modernism, Irish and Scottish literatures and film; James Joyce; Modern Drama and Performance Studies; Poetry, Modern British; Jewish literatures.

Research interests

Contemporary Scottish and Irish literatures and film; Modernism, Cultural Theory and History of Ideas; Jewish  poetics. Has written on Joyce, Djuna Barnes, Eavan Boland, Neil Jordan, Liz Lochhead, Irvine Welsh, Art Spiegelman, Emma Goldman, Otto Weininger.


The Edinburgh Companion to Muriel Spark, Edited By: Michael Gardiner and Willy Maley, Edinburgh University Press, 2010 Urban Legends, Earrach/Samhradh Éire-Ireland - Volume 45:1&2,  Spring/Summer 2010, pp. 242-265

The Edinburgh Companion to Muriel Spark, Edited By: Michael Gardiner and Willy Maley, Edinburgh University Press, 2010

"Yiddish Modernisms: Red Emma Goldman," Modern Fiction Studies 51.2 (2005) 482-483

James Joyce's Judaic Other
Stanford University Press

Ulysses—En-Gendered Perspectives Eighteen New Essays on the Episodes
Edited by Kimberly J. Devlin and Marilyn Reizbaum
The University of South Carolina Press

joyce poster
Poster for 1979 International James Joyce
Symposium in Zurich.
Poster design by Harold Garde.
frontispiece for James Joyce's Judaic Other
        ulysses poster