Tammy Clewell

Tammy Clewell

Department of English
Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-1779

Biography

Tammy Clewell teaches courses in twentieth-century British and Irish literature, critical theory, and contemporary prose and graphic memoir.  She is the author of Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), and editor of Modernism and Nostalgia: Bodies, Locations, Aesthetics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013).  Her articles that have appeared in such journals as PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, and the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association.

Books
  • Mourning, Modernism, Postmodernism. Palgrave MacMillan, November 2009.
Edited Collections
  • Modernism and Nostalgia: Bodies, Locations, Aesthetics, Palgrave MacMillan, July 2013.
Articles
  • “Beyond Graphic Memoir: Visualizing Third-Generation German Cultural Identity in Nora Krug’s Belonging,” American Imago 77.3 (2020): 459-496.
  • “Fashioning Identities through Consumption: Clothes, Class, and Gender in the First World War Fictionalized Epistolary Column,” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies 10.1-2 (2020): 1-26.
  • "Beyond Psychoanalysis: Resistance and Reparative Reading in Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother?," PMLA, 132.1 (2017): 51-70.
  • "The Making of a New Virginia Woolf Icon" (Review-essay). College Literature 32.3 (2005): 172-181.
  • “Cavell and the Endless Mourning of Skepticism.” Angelaki: A Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 9.3 (2005): 75-88.
  • “Mourning Beyond Melancholia: Freud’s Psychoanalysis of Loss.” Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association 52.1 (2004): 43-67.
  • “Consolation Refused: Virginia Woolf, The Great War, and Modernist Mourning.” Virginia Woolf . Modern Fiction Studies 50.1 (2004): 197-223.
  • “From Destructive to Constructive Haunting in Toni Morrison’s Paradise.” Ghostworks. Ed. Jodey Castricano. Spec. issue of West Coast Line: Writing Images Criticism 36.1 (2002): 130-142.
  • “The Shades of Modern Mourning in Three Colours Trilogy.” Literature/Film Quarterly 28.3 (2000): 203-209.
Research Areas
  • Modernism
  • Critical Theory
  • Cognitive Science
  • The Brain versus the Mind

Education

Florida State University, 2000

Expertise

Twentieth-century British Literature, Modernism, Postmodernism, Contemporary Critical Theory, Psychoanalysis, Comparative Science, Neuroscience, 20th Century British Literature, Language or Literature, Literary Theory, Science Literature

Affiliations

Modernist Studies Association, Modern Language Association

Documents