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    John McGuigan, Associate Professor

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


    Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
    M.A., University of Minnesota-Duluth
    B.A., St. John’s University (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

    101/102: Freshman English 
    216: British Literature II (1800-present) 
    271: Critical Writing in the Field of English 
    347: British Modernism
    352: Literature on Film
    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.


    • Exiles and the Limits of Egoism,” James Joyce Quarterly, forthcoming 2016.

    • “To Go and Sin Once More: The Confessional Trajectory of Joyce’s ‘Nausicaa’ Episode,” Modernist Cultures 10.2 (July 2015): 201-26.

    • “The Unwitting Anarchism of Mrs. Dalloway.” Woolf Studies Annual 19 (2013): 123-45.

    • “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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