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Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Writing Instructors

Claire Nicolay

Title/s: Adjunct Professor

Specialty Area: Nineteenth-century British literature and culture, cultural discourses of gender and sexuality, gender roles in drama, film studies.

Office #: Crown Center 434

Phone: 88499

E-mail: cnicola@luc.edu

Degrees

B.A., History, Wellesley College (1985); MA, Ph.D., English, Loyola University Chicago, (1991, 1998).

Research Interests

Nineteenth-century British literature and culture, cultural discourses of gender and sexuality, gender roles in drama, film studies.

Publications

Recent Publications:

“Hobos, Sissies, and Breeders: Generations of Discontent in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.” Tennessee Williams Annual Review 12 (2011) 57-73.

"The Anxiety of Mosaic Influence: Thackeray, Disraeli, and Anglo-Jewish Assimilation in the 1840s." Nineteenth-Century Contexts 25:2 (2003) 119-145.

Review: Jane Rendell, The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space, and Architecture in Regency London. Criticism 45.1 (2003) 131-134.

"Delightful Coxcombs to Industrious Men: Fashionable Politics and Performance in Cecil and Pendennis." Victorian Literature and Culture 30:1 (2002) 289-304.

"The fatal attractions of serious things: Regency Politics and Performance in Baudelaire's Le Spleen de Paris." European Romantic Review 11:3 (Summer 2000) 322-346.

Works-in-Progress:

Abs"On the Down Low in Earnest: Oscar Wilde and the Possibilities of the Closet."

Loyola

Department of English
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