Loyola University Maryland

Department of English

Melissa Girard

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Dr. GirardAssistant Professor

Office

Humanities 236G
Loyola University Maryland
4501 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21210

Phone:
Fax: (410) 617-2702
magirard@loyola.edu

Education

  • Ph.D University of Illinois

Courses Taught

  • EN 101 Understanding Literature
  • EN 372 Modern British and American Poetry

Recent Publications

  • “‘Jeweled Bindings’: Modernist Women’s Poetry and the Limits of Sentimentality.” Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary American Poetry. Ed. Cary Nelson. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. 96-119.
  • “‘How autocratic our country is becoming’: The Sentimental Poetess at War.” Journal of Modern Literature 32.2 (Winter 2009): 41-64.
  • "The Art of Rejection.” (Co-authored with Cristina Stanciu). The Chronicle of Higher Education. 22 Jan. 2012. Web.
  • Slam, Spoken Word, and the Democratization of Poetry." Review of Susan Somers-Willett The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry (University of Michigan Press, 2009). Poetry & Popular Culture. Web.

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