Miranda Brun Hickman

 Miranda Brun Hickman
Contact Information
Phone: 
514-398-4400 Ext 00697
Email address: 
miranda.hickman [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

McGill University Department of English
853 Sherbrooke Street West
Arts Building
Montreal, QC H3A 0G5 CANADA

Group: 
Faculty Members
Status: 
On sabbatical 2020-21
Position: 
Associate Professor; Director, Poetry Matters Project; acting Director, Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies (2019-20); acting Associate Dean, Arts (2018-19)
Stream: 
Literature
Degree(s): 

B.A. (Brown), M.A., Ph.D. (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor), Associate Professor

Area(s): 
Modernism
Twentieth Century
American
Modern Poetry
Teaching areas: 

Transatlantic modernisms, modern poetry, gender and modernism, textual criticism, gender studies, history of twentieth-century literary criticism, the Victorian fin de siècle, periodical studies.

Taught previously at: 

University of Tulsa, University of Michigan.

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 
  • Connection Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2018-19, 2019-20 (Poetry Matters/ Montreal International Poetry Prize)
  • Insight Grant, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, 2013-2018

  • H. Noel Fieldhouse Award for Distinguished Teaching, Faculty of Arts, McGill University, 2013

  • Louis Dudek Award for Teaching Excellence, Department of English, McGill University, 2009 and 2010

  • Carrie M. Derick Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision and Teaching, McGill University, 2006

  • Social Science and Humanities Research Council Grant, 2003, for annotated edition of the correspondence of Ezra Pound and publisher Stanley Nott.

Selected publications: 

    

 

https://modernismmodernity.org/forums/posts/ezra-pound-and-career-modern-criticism
Rev. of Ezra Pound and the Career of Modern Criticism, by Michael Coyle and Roxana Preda (Modernism/ modernity: Modernist Baedekers, Fall 2019.)

“Mixing the Brows in Print: Iris Barry’s Film Criticism of the 1920s” Women, Periodicals, and Print Culture in Britain (1880-1920). Eds. Faith Binckes and Carey Snyder. (Edinburgh University Press, 2019)

“Reinventing Eros: H.D.’s Translation of Euripides’ Hippolytus.” The Classics in Modernist Translation. Eds. Miranda Hickman and Lynn Kozak. (Bloomsbury, 2019)

The Classics in Modernist Translation, eds. Miranda Hickman and Lynn Kozak (Bloomsbury, 2019)

“Poppies, scarlet flowers, ‘this beauty’: H.D.’s Choruses from the Iphigeneia in Aulis and the First World War” (coauthored with Lynn Kozak). Classical Receptions Journal 10.4 (October 2018): 458–475.

Self Condemned: Casualties of the Vortex.” Wyndham Lewis. Eds. Andrzej Gasiorek and Nathan Waddell. (Edinburgh University Press, 2015) 

“Modernist Women Poets.” A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Eds. David E. Chinitz and Gail McDonald. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014)

“The Gender of Vorticism: Jessie Dismorr, Helen Saunders, and Vorticist Feminism.” Vorticism: New Perspectives (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Rereading the New Criticism, eds. Miranda Hickman and John D. McIntyre. (Ohio State University Press, 2012—reissued in paperback, 2015)

“‘Uncanonically Seated’: H.D. and Literary Canons.” The Cambridge Companion to H.D. (2011)

One Must Not Go Altogether with the Tide: The Letters of Ezra Pound and Stanley Nott. (McGill Queen’s UP, 2011)

“Modernist Women Poets and the Problem of Form.” The Cambridge Companion to Modernist Women Writers. (2010)

“‘Not ... Love-Verses at All, I Perceive’: Joyce’s Minor Works.” Visions and Revisions: James Joyce. (Irish Academic Press, 2009)

The Geometry of Modernism. (University of Texas Press, 2006)

“The Complex Art of Raymond Chandler's 'The Simple Art of Murder,” Studies in the Novel 25.3. (2003)

“'Sparse and Geometric Contour': Transformations of the Body in H.D.'s Nights,” Twentieth Century Literature 47.3. (2001)

Current research: 

Women in cultural criticism in British interwar culture and the construction of authority; history of English as a discipline; poetry and public cultures.

Building ID: 
103
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