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Jane Malcolm

2009 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Charles Bernstein
"Hard Women, Hard Modernism: Gendering Modernist Difficulty"

Assistant Professor, University of Montreal, Department of English

Jane Malcolm received her B.A. in English and French from UC Berkeley in 2002 and her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2009.

She has written on Laura Riding's difficult poetics (forthcoming, Arizona Quarterly: A Journal of American Literatures, Culture, and Theory) and her dissertation, entitled Hard Women, Hard Modernism: Gendering Modernist Difficulty, looks at recalcitrant feminisms and the aesthetics of hard and soft in the work of H.D., Mina Loy, Gertrude Stein, and Laura Riding.

Her research interests include modernism, poetry and poetics, women's and gender studies, genre fiction, and early cinema.