Erica Gene Delsandro  teaches courses in 20th-century British literature, women writers, the novel, gender and queer studies, feminist theory, and the history of sexuality.  Her research focuses on British literature of the 1930s, literature and historiography, the intersection of national history and politics with gender identity.  She is a regular participant at the Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

Teaching Interests

  • 20th-century British literature
  • Women writers
  • The novel
  • Gender and queer studies
  • Feminist theory
  • The history of sexuality

Scholarly Interests

  • British literature of the 1930s
  • Literature and historiography
  • The intersection of national history and politics with gender identity

Selected Publications

Review of Maud Ellmann's The Nets of Modernism: Henry James, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce, and Sigmund FreudModern Fiction Studies.  59.1 (2013), forthcoming.

"In the Classroom: Virginia Woolf and the Possibilities of Queer History."  Virginia Woolf Miscellany.  82 (2012).

"To 'make that country our own country': The Years, Novelistic Historiography, and the 1930s."  Woolf and the City: Selected Papers from the 19th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf.  Clemson University Press (2010): 120-129.

"Flights of Imagination: Aerial Views, Narrative Perspectives, and Global Perceptions."  Virginia Woolf: Art, Education, Internationalism: Selected Papers from the 17th Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf.  Clemson University Press (2008): 117-126.

"'Myself - it was impossible': Queering History in Between the Acts."  Woolf Studies Annual.  Volume 13 (2007): 87-109.

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