Professor Edward Lobb

(Emeritus) PhD Princeton

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Research Interests

Modern literature, T. S. Eliot, modern art and photography.

Recent Publications

  • “The Definition of Modernity in The Good Soldier, in a collection of new essays on Ford Madox Ford, ed. Rossitsa Terzieva-Artemis (Rodopi, forthcoming 2010).
  • “J. R. Ackerley,” Twentieth-Century British Humorists, ed. Paul Matthew St. Pierre, Bruccoli/Clark/Layman’s Dictionary of Literary Biography series (forthcoming).
  • Review of T. S. Eliot and the Concept of Tradition, ed. Cianci and Harding, in English Studies in Canada (forthcoming).
  • “Waugh’s Conrad and Victorian Gothic: A Reply to Martin Stannard and John Howard Wilson,” Connotations 15.1–3 (2005/2006): 171–76.
  • “Waugh Among the Modernists: Allusion and Theme in A Handful of Dust,” Connotations 13.1–2 (2003/2004): 130–144.
  • “Tragedy in The Turn of the Screw: An Answer to Ursula Brumm,” Connotations 12.1 (2002/2003): 67–71.
  • The Turn of the ScrewKing Lear, and Tragedy,” Connotations 10 .1 (2000/2001): 31–46.


Author of T. S. Eliot and the Romantic Critical Tradition (Routledge, 1981) and editor of Words in Time: New Essays on Eliot’s “Four Quartets” (U. of Michigan P., 1993). Author of articles on fiction and poetry by English, American, African, and Canadian writers.

Winner of the Frank Knox Teaching Award (2003) and the Award for Excellence in Teaching (ASUS).