Theron Britt

Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies

Phone
901.678.4506
Email
tbritt@memphis.edu
Fax
901.678.2226
Office
Patterson 453
Office Hours
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Education

B.A., 1978, University of Oregon
Ph.D., 1990, University of California, Irvine

Academic Summary

Dr. Britt has a Ph.D in English with an Emphasis in Critical Theory. He teaches modern and contemporary American literature and literary theory.

Select Publications

  • "The Common Property of the Mob: Democracy and Identity in Poe's William Wilson." Mississippi Quarterly 48.2 (1995): 197-210.
  • "Desegregating the Self: Race and American Identity in Brown v. Board of Education." Proteus: A Journal of Ideas 13.1 (Spring, 1996): 58-63.
  • "Literature's Law." College Literature 25.1 (Winter 1998): 244-45.
  • "Narrative Pragmatics and the Law in Lyotard's Just Gaming." College Literature 25.1 (1998): 190-99.
  • "Reversing the Romance: Class and Gender in the Supermarket Tabloids." Prospects: An Annual Journal of American Cultural Studies 21 (1996): 435-451.