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Christine Froula

Professor of English, Comparative Literary Studies, and Gender & Sexuality Studies

Ph.D. University of Chicago
Curriculum Vitae


Christine Froula, professor of English, Comparative Literature, and Gender Studies at Northwestern University, life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge, and past president of the International Virginia Woolf Society, has published widely on interdisciplinary modernism, feminist and gender theory, and genetic criticism, including A Guide to Ezra Pound's Selected Poems (New Directions), To Write Paradise: Style and Error in Pound's Cantos (Yale), Modernism's Body: Sex, Culture, and Joyce (Columbia), Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury Avant-Garde: War, Civilization, Modernity (Columbia), and, recently, “Sex” (James Joyce in Context), “Proust's China” (Modernism/Modernity), “War, Empire, and Modernist Poetry, 1914-1922” (Cambridge Companion to the Poetry of the First World War), “War, Peace, Internationalism” (Cambridge Companion to the Bloomsbury Group), “‘Dangerous Thoughts in Bloomsbury’: Fictions of Empire and British Aestheticism” (Reconnecting Aestheticism and Modernism), “Ezra Pound and the Comparative Literature of the Present, or, Triptych: Rome/London/Pisa” (Ezra Pound in the Present), and, forthcoming, “The Zeppelin in the Sky of the Mind” (The First World War: Literature, Culture, Modernity), “Unwriting The Waves” (Genesis and Revision in Modern British and Irish Writers), “Thinking Sideways through One’s Sisters: Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf” (introduction) and “Katherine’s Secrets” (both Katherine Mansfield Studies 10). She is currently working on 21st century adaptations of ancient and modernist classics and, with Helen Wussow, on an anthology of Bloomsbury drama.

Make It New: Revolution and Return in 20th and 21st Century Art: Three Lectures

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Abelard & Heloise

Music by John Austin, Libretto by Christine Froula

Concert performance: Sunday, January 29, 2012, 4pm. Harvard Memorial Church
Musicians: The Boston Modern Orchestra Project.
Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor. Tony Arnold, soprano.

Presented by the Memorial Church of Harvard University


Classical/Biblical, Gender Studies, Literary Theory, Modern, Poetry & Poetics


Modernism's Body: Sex Culture and Joyce
Modernism's Body: Sex Culture and Joyce (Columbia University Press, 1996)

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