Marilyn Reizbaum

Harrison King McCann Professor of English; Director of Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program
Marilyn Reizbaum works in the areas of modernist studies, contemporary Scottish and Irish literatures and film, Jewish cultural studies, the history of ideas.

She has written widely on the work of James Joyce, and also about other modernist writers such as Djuna Barnes and Virginia Woolf. Her current project is a monograph on Muriel Spark’s literary style, “The Art of Ridicule."

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Marilyn Reizbaum


  • PhD, University of Wisconsin–Madison
  • ML, English Literature, University of Edinburgh
  • BA, Queens College