Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Joyce Wexler

Title/s: Professor
Chair of the English Department

Specialty Area: Twentieth-century British literature, modernism, cultural studies, publishing history

Office #: Crown Center 415

Phone: 82243

E-mail: jwexler@luc.edu


Offices Held:

Chair of English Department

Vice President of D.H. Lawrence Society of North America

Director of University Honors Program

Trustee of Joseph Conrad Society of North America


Ph.D. Northwestern University

Research Interests

Twentieth-century aesthetic movements, cultural studies, publishing history, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence.

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:

“The New Heroism.” War, Literature, and the Arts 27 (2015): 1-12. http://www.wlajournal.com/

“T. S. Eliot’s Expressionist Angst.” In T. S. Eliot, France, and the Mind of Europe. Ed. Jayme Stayer. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015. 214-230.

“Chasing the Writer,” D. H. Lawrence Review 39.1 (2014): 40-50. 

The Rescue in Its Time—And Ours,” Conrad First, 2013. http://www.conradfirst.net/conrad/home Online.

“Writing About Violence in a Secular Age,” College Literature 39:2 (2012): 98-109.

“Violence and Laughter in Women in Love,” D. H. Lawrence Review 36 (2011): 56-71.

 "Falling Towers: The Waste Land and September 11, 2001." In The Waste Land at 90: A Retrospective. Ed. Joe Moffett. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi, 2011.  217-225.

 “Jokes and Their Relation to the Unconscious in Heart of Darkness,” Psychoanalytic Review 97 (2010): 469-482.

 “Conrad and the Literary Marketplace” The Historical Guide to Joseph Conrad, ed. John Peters, Oxford University Press, 2010. 77-104.

 “The German Detour from Ulysses to Magic Realism,”Modern Language Quarterly 70 (2009): 245-268.


"Representing Violence in a Secular Age"