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Dr. Dafydd Wood, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature

Dr. Dafydd Wood, Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature

B.A. McNeese State University, M.A., Ph.D. University of Texas

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Kaufman Hall, 319

dwood1@mcneese.edu

(337) 475-5310



Special Responsibilities

  • Editor, Newsletter, Department of English and Foreign Languages
  • Local Press Liaison, Department of English and Foreign Languages
  • Member, Graduate Committee, College of Liberal Arts

Teaching and Research Interests

  • International Modernism, 1880-1945
  • Prosody
  • Classical Receptions
  • Comparative Literature
  • Interdisciplinary Approaches to Art, Music, and Literature
  • Marxist Criticism
  • Poetics
  • Twentieth-Century Poetry
  • The Modern Novel

Publications

  • French translation of an interview with photographer Edouard de Pazzi. Od Review 2.1, theodreview.com (2017)
  • [Book Review] "Ilya Kaminky, Dancing in Odessa." East European Jewish Affairs (Winter 2016).
  • The Methods of Breaking Bad: Essays on Narrative, Character, and Ethics (Co-Editor and Contributor). (Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co. Publishers, 2014).
  • "Sound," solicited entry, Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, fourth edition. Eds. Roland Greene and Stephen Cushman (Princeton:  Princeton University Press, 2012).
  • Mitch Dobrowner, Introduction (South Dennis: 21st Editions, 2011).
  • "Apollinaire's Late Lyrics." Dialogism and Lyric Self-Fashioning:  The Voices of a Genre. Ed. Jacob Blevins (Selinsgrove:  Susquehanna University Press, 2008).
  • Memories: Apollinaire/Tress. Translations and Essay.  (South Dennis: 21st Editions, 2004).
  • Translation of Pierre Borhan's "Catany in the Heart of his Preferences," 21st: The Journal of Contemporary Photography (VI), 2004.
  • Dafydd Wood's poetry has also appeared in the McNeese Review and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.