B.A. English, Yale University
Jessica Kim is interested in 20th-Century British, Anglophone, and Irish literature, especially modernism, as well as the novel, canon formation, gender studies, psychoanalysis, queer theory, and postcolonial fiction. Specifically, she is interested in interrogating the development of a radical aesthetics related to the ambivalent representation of abject identities in British and Irish modernist fiction. She also explores the intersection of feminist and postcolonial responses to marginalized representation in a national or world canonical literary culture.
Recent Scholarly Activity
“Spectacles of Familiarity: The Domestic Grotesque and Imperial Flânerie in Virginia Woolf’s ‘Street Haunting,’” The Space Between: Literature and Culture, 1914-1915, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, June 2015.
“A Carnival of the Grotesque: Feminine Imperial Flânerie in Virginia Woolf’s ‘Street Haunting,’” The 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Bloomsburg, PA, June 2015.
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