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    John McGuigan, Associate Professor

    Office location: Laurentide 3235
    Phone: (262) 472-5057


    Ph.D., Wisconsin

    M.A., Minnesota-Duluth

    B.A., St. John’s (MN)


    Academic Interests

    British and American modernism; early 20th century radical art and politics; film and screenwriting; African literature; Irish and Scottish literature and culture.


    Courses Taught

    101/2- Freshman English, 271-Critical Writing in the Field of English, 347-British Modernism, 216-British Literature II (1800-present), 360-Postwar British Literature, 376-Screenwriting, 460-Major Authors: Woolf & Joyce, 300-Special Topics: The Scottish Novel, 491-Travel Study: Literature and Culture of Ireland.



    “On the Danger of Heroes: Black Hawk Down’s Transformation from Narrative Journalism to Cinematic Spectacle.” The Midwest Quarterly 52 (Spring 2011): 221-38.


    “Against the “Foetus of Symmetry: Nightwood and Surrealist Narrative.”  M/MLA: The Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association 41.2 (Fall 2008): 18-43.


    “Radically Avant-garde? The Strange History of E. E. Cummings’s The Enormous Room, Reconsidered.” Spring: The Journal of the E.E. Cummings Society 14-15 (Fall 2006): 94-126.


    “American Writers’ Congress.” Dictionary of Literary Biography 303: American Radical and Reform Writers.  Ed. Steven Rosendale.  Boston: Gale Research Press, 2005. 371-5.



    College of Letters & Sciences
    Laurentide Hall 4100
    University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    800 W. Main Street
    Whitewater, WI 53190-1790


    Office of the Dean
    Rebecca Reichert
    Phone: (262) 472-1621

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