Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Faculty

David E. Chinitz

Title/s: Professor
Chair of the English Department

Specialty Area: Poetry, modernism, T. S. Eliot, Harlem Renaissance, popular culture

Office #: Crown Center 409

Phone: 82789

E-mail:

External Webpage: http://dchinitz.sites.luc.edu

About

Offices Held:
Past President, Modernist Studies Association; Past President, T. S. Eliot Society

Degrees

B.A., Amherst College (1984)

M.S., Brown U. (1985)

Ph.D., Columbia University (1993)

Research Interests

Poetry, Modernism, T. S. Eliot, Harlem Renaissance, Popular Culture

Awards

American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship, 2012-2013

National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2008

Selected Publications

Books:
A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Co-edited with Gail McDonald. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

Which sin to bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes. Oxford UP, 2013.

A Companion to T. S. Eliot. Edited. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.

T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide. U of Chicago P, 2003.

Recent Publications:

“Langston Hughes.” A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Edited by David E. Chinitz and Gail McDonald. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.

"'A real, solid, sane, racial something': Langston Hughes's Blues Poetry." Ablaze with Lyric Fire: Black Music, Black Poetry. Edited by Gordon E. Thompson. Ashgate, 2014.

"'A real, solid, sane, racial something': Langston Hughes's Blues Poetry." Ablaze with Lyric Fire: Black Music, Black Poetry. Edited by Gordon Thompson. Ashgate, 2013.

"'A Vast Wasteland?' Eliot and Popular Culture." A Companion to T. S. Eliot. Edited by David E Chinitz. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009, pp. 66-78.

"The New Harlem Renaissance Studies." Modernism/Modernity, vol. 13, 2006, pp. 375-82.

"The Waste Land." A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Edited by David Bradshaw and Kevin J. H. Dettmar. Blackwell, 2006, pp. 324–32.

"In the Shadows: Popular Song and Eliot's Construction of Emotion." Modernism/Modernity, vol. 11, no. 3, 2004, pp. 449-67.

Works-in-Progress:
The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot. V
ol. 6: 1940–1946. Co-edited with Ronald Schuchard. Johns Hopkins UP.