Department of English

University of Toronto

Cuddy-Keane, Melba

Melba photo 1 (2)Melba Cuddy-Keane
Graduate Faculty
Office Phone: 416-978-3191
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 624
UTSC Office Phone: 416-287-7144
UTSC Office Location: H333
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B.A. (Hons.) (University of Manitoba); M.A. (University of Toronto); Ph.D. (University of Toronto).

Teaching and Research Interests
Modernism; Narratology; Globalism; Book history; Reading and readers; Virginia Woolf.

Recent Publications

“Movement, Space, and Embodied Cognition in To the Lighthouse.” The Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse. Ed. Allison Pease. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, (in press).

Cuddy-Keane, Melba, Adam Hammond and Alexandra Peat. Modernism: Keywords. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2014.

“Undefining Mrs. Brown: Modernism, Movement, and anti-Manifestoes.” Virginia Woolf and December 1910:Studies in Rhetoric and Context. Ed. Makiko Minow-Pinkney. Grosmont, Wales: Illuminati Books, 2014. 69-75.

“Woolf, History, Us.” Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary Woolf: Selected Papers from the Twenty-Second Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Ann Martin and Kathryn Holland. Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, 2013. 13-19.

“Narrative and the Thinking Body: Studies in Embodied Cognition.” Trans. Luo Hsiao-yun and Yang Xiaolin. Foreign Language and Literature [Wai Guo Yu Wen] 26.1 (February 2010): 1-8.

"Narration, Navigation, and Non-conscious Thought: Neuroscientific and Literary Approaches to the Thinking Body." UTQ 79.2 (2010): 680-701.

"World Modelling: Paradigms of Global Consciousness in and around Virginia Woolf." Virginia Woolf's Bloomsbury, Volume 2: International Influence and Politics. Ed. Lisa Shahriari and Gina Potts. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 158-76.

“Virginia Woolf and the Public Sphere.” Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf. 2nd ed. Ed. Susan Sellers. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 231-49.

“Ethics.” Modernism and Theory: A Critical Debate. Ed. Stephen Ross. New York: Routledge, 2008. 208-18.

Introduction and Annotations. Between the Acts by Virginia Woolf. New York: Harcourt, 2008. xxxv-lxvi; 151-220.

“Virginia Woolf and Beginning's Ragged Edge.” Narrative Beginnings. Ed. Brian Richardson. Lincoln: U of Nebraska P, 2008. 96-112.

“Global Modernisms.” A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Ed. David Bradshaw and Kevin J. H. Dettmar. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006. 558-64.

Intro and ed.. Leonard and Virginia Woolf, “Are Too Many Books Written and Published?” PMLA 121 (2006): 235-44.

“Narratological Approaches.” Palgrave Advances in Virginia Woolf Studies. Ed. Anna Snaith. New York: Palgrave, 2006. 16-34.

“From Fan-Mail to Readers' Letters: Locating John Farrelly.” Woolf Studies Annual 11 (2005): 3-32.

“Modernist Soundscapes and the Intelligent Ear: An Approach to Narrative through Auditory Perception.” A Companion to Narrative Theory. Ed. James Phelan and Peter J. Rabinowitz. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005. 382-98.

Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2003.

“Modernism, Geopolitics, Globalization.” Modernism/Modernity 10.3 (2003): 539-58.

“Defining Cultural Democracy: Modernism and Universal Individualism.” Key Words: A Journal of Cultural Materialism, 4 (2003): 56-77.

Current Research
Essays on Virginia Woolf and Cognition for the Cambridge Companion to To the Lighthouse and the Palgrave Casebook on Virginia Woolf. A book on modernist narrative and cognitive pluralism. Keynote address at "Beyond the Victorian and Modernist Divide." Rouen, Normandy, France, March 2014.

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