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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty and Staff Directory

Paul Brown

Department of English Language and Literature

Office: HUO 302


   PhD, University of South Carolina, 2009
   • MFA, Eastern Washington University, 2002
   ABJ, University of Georgia, 1998

Areas of Specialization 

   Modernism and Physics
   Modern British Literature
   Creative Writing

Recently Taught Courses 

   Advanced Writing
   Creative Writing
   British Survey
   Themes in British Literature "Cities of Language: Literature and the Metropolis"
   Themes in British Literature "Monsters and Monstrosity"
   Honors Rhetoric and Composition
   Capstone Themed Course, Critical Reading and Composition "Blood, Sex and Glory: Reading and Writing About Heroes and Legends"

Selected Publications 

   "The Spatiotemporal Topography of Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway: Capturing Britain's Transition to a Relative Modernity."  Journal of Modern Literature.  38.1 (Summer 2015): - -. Print.
   "Making the Most of the Territorial Fringe: The Isolated Female Artist in Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife."  Mythology and Modern Women Poets: Analysis, Reflection & Teaching. Ed. Colleen Harris.  Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishers, 2015. Print.
   "Two Russians and an American Walk Into an Irish Pub." The New Guard Literary Review 3. (2013): 368-82. Print.
   "Science and Technology."  American Decades: 2000-2009. Ed. Eric Bargeron.  New York: Gale Group, 2011.  433-72. Print.
   "Relativity, Quantum Physics, and Consciousness in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse." Journal of Modern Literature 32.3 (Spring 2009): 39-62. Print.
   "Quantum Entanglement, Chaos Theory, and the Unification of Multiplicities in Umberto Eco’s The Island of the Day Before." Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction 50.1 (Fall 2008): 69-86. Print.
   "Masculine Religion, Feminine Spirituality: The Mythical Landscape in the Poetry of Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill." Irish Studies: Geographies and Genders. Eds. Ed Madden and Marti D. Lee.  Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.  164-74. Print.
   "The Moon and Maria." The Literary Review. 48.2 (Winter 2005): 149. Print.

Recent Presentations 

   "A Text in Collusion with its Protagonist: the Arranger's Obfuscatory Function in James Joyce's Ulysses." The XXIII North American James Joyce Conference, College of Charleston
   "Making the Most of the Territorial Fringe: The Isolated Female Artist in Carol Ann Duffy's The World's Wife."  South Atlantic Modern Language Association Conference, Atlanta