ELLEN ROONEY

Chair and Professor of Modern Culture and Media and Professor of English, Ellen Rooney studies the novel, literary and cultural theory, and feminist studies.

She authored Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory (1989) and edited the Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory (2006). Her new book, A Semiprivate Room, examines the "semiprivate" as it works in the classroom, "personal criticism," and the politics of "the personal is the political."

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Biography

Rooney is the author of Seductive Reasoning: Pluralism as the Problematic of Contemporary Literary Theory and the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Feminist Literary Theory.   She is Co-editor of differences: a journal of feminist cultural studies and Associate Editor of Novel: A Forum on Fiction, and she serves on the Editorial Board of Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies.

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ELLEN ROONEY, Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University, 1986 M.A. The Johns Hopkins University, 1983 B.A. Wesleyan University, 1979
Professor
Modern Culture and Media
Phone: (401) 863-2152

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