Bret Keeling

Lecturer; Ph.D. University of Washington
b.keeling@neu.edu

Research areas and interests

Modernism, Gender and Sexuality Studies, British Literature, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Composition

Selected Publications

“H.D. and the British Modernist Tradition: Kora and Ka, Mythopoesis, and England’s ‘Great War’” (in Approaches to Teaching H.D.’s Poetry and Prose. Eds. Annette Debo and Lara Vetter, forthcoming)

“Modernist Anonymity and H.D.’s ‘Pygmalion’: Whose Story Is This?” (in Paideuma: Studies in American and British Modernist Poetry, 2005)

“Continuing Woolf: Postmodern Homages to Mrs. Dalloway” (in Illuminations: New Readings of Virginia Woolf. Ed. Carol Merli, 2004)

“‘No Trace of Presence’: Tchaikovsky and the Sixth in Forster’s Maurice” (in Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, 2003)

“H.D. and ‘The Contest’: Archaeology of a Sapphic Gaze” (in Twentieth Century Literature, 1998).

Current projects: “Music, Musicality, and Intimacy: Performing the Immaterial in Virginia Woolf’s The Voyage Out”; “Subject of Power / Object of Desire: D. H. Lawrence’s Gerald Crich and Masculinity’s (Im)Mobility”; “Sexual Marginality and the Creative Impulse: Robert Duncan Reading H.D.”