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Elizabeth Foley O’Connor

Assistant Professor of English

B.A., Hofstra University, 2000

M.A., Stony Brook University, 2003

Ph.D., Fordham University, 2012


“Pamela Colman Smith’s Performative Primitivism.” In Caribbean Irish Connections. edited by Allison Donell, Maria McGarrity, and Evelyn O’Callaghan.  University of the West Indies Press and University of Cork Press. May 2015.

“Kate O’Brien’s Textual Conversations with James Joyce.” Joycean Legacies. edited by Martha Carpentier. Irish Studies for Palgrave, June 2015.

Review of In Bed With Ulysses (Dirs. Alan Adelson and Kate Taverna) James Joyce Quarterly. 49.2 (Forthcoming  September 2013).

“Beyond Vengeance: Ford’s When the Wicked Man as a Writerly Response to Jean Rhys.” Ford Madox Ford and America, Vol. 11. Edited by Sarah Haslam and Seamus O’Malley. Rodopi, September 2012.

Essay Review of Janine Utell, James Joyce and the Revolt of Love. Joyce Studies Annual, 10 (2011): 214-22.

Review of Lesley McDowell, Between the Sheets: Nine 20th-Century Women Writers and Their Famous Literary Partnerships. Ford Madox Ford Newsletter, May 2011

Jean Rhys’s Quartet: A Re-Inscription of Ford’s The Good Soldier.” Ford Madox Ford, Modernist Magazines and Editing,. Vol. 9. edited by Jason Harding. Rodopi, 2010.

“‘A Splendid Forlorn Hope’: Fin-de-Siècle Little Magazines, Modernism, and the Public  Sphere.” Origins of English Literary Modernism, 1870-1914, edited by Gregory Tague. Academica Press, 2008.

Review of Palgrave Advances in Virginia Woolf  Studies. Ed. Anna Snaith. Woolf Studies Annual 14(2008).

“Chambers’ (Edinburgh) Journal,” “Family Herald,” “Pearson’s Magazine,” and “Vanity Fair,” Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism. Eds. Laurel Brake and Marysa Demoor. London: British Library, 2009.

Research & Teaching Interests

Twentieth-Century British Literature

Modernism and Modernist Cinema

Postcolonial and Colonial Studies

History of the British Novel

Irish Culture and Literature

Urbanism and the City

Theories of Vision and Perception

Feminist and Gender Studies

Fin-de-Siècle Little Magazines and Modernist Print Culture