Department of English Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
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Carey Mickalites

Associate Professor
Coordinator of Literary and Cultural Studies Concentration
Office: Patterson 413


Ph.D, 2005, Michigan State University

Academic Summary

Carey Mickalites’s research focuses on Modern British literature, with particular interests in literary modernism and the intersections of aesthetics and economics. Additional interests include transatlantic modernism, twentieth century (and contemporary) British fiction, early cinema (especially Chaplin and slapstick film), and critical and cultural theory.

Select Publications

  • Modernism and Market Fantasy: British Fictions of Capital, 1910 - 1939. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2012.
  • “Fairies and a Flâneur: J. M. Barrie’s Commercial Figure of the Child.” Criticism 54.1 (winter 2012): 1-27.
  • Manhattan Transfer, Spectacular Time, and the Outmoded.” Arizona Quarterly 67.4 (winter 2011): 59-82.
  • “The Abject Textuality of The Secret Agent.” Criticism 50.3. (2008): 501-526.
  • Dubliners’ IOU: The Aesthetics of Exchange in ‘After the Race’ and ‘Two Gallants’.” Journal of Modern Literature 30.2 (2007): 121-138.
  • The Good Soldier and Capital’s Interiority Complex.” Studies in the Novel 38.3 (Fall 2006): 286-301.
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