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Professor Helen Carr

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PositionEmeritus Professor of English
Email english (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7436
Professor Helen Carr

BA (Bristol); MA & PhD (Essex)

Research Interests

American literature, particularly American poetry, women's writing, feminist and postcolonial theory, and the relation between literature and anthropology.

Helen is a co-editor of the journal Women: A Cultural Review.

Publications

Book

Jean Rhys (Writers & Their Work)
Carr, Helen. 2011. Jean Rhys (Writers & Their Work). Northcote House Publishers Ltd; 2nd Revised edition edition. ISBN 978-0746311639

The Verse Revolutionaries: Ezra Pound, H.D. and the Imagists
Carr, Helen. 2009. The Verse Revolutionaries: Ezra Pound, H.D. and the Imagists. London: Jonathan Cape; New Ed edition. ISBN 978-0224040303

A history of women's writing
Carr, Helen. 2007. A history of women's writing. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521852555

T. E. Hulme and the `Spiritual Dread of Space'
Carr, Helen. 2006. T. E. Hulme and the `Spiritual Dread of Space'. Ashgate. ISBN 0754640884

Jean Rhys: West Indian intellectual
Carr, Helen. 2003. Jean Rhys: West Indian intellectual. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719064746

Modernism and Travel (1880-1940)
Carr, Helen. 2002. Modernism and Travel (1880-1940). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521786525

Inventing the American Primitive: Politics, Gender and the Representation of Native American Literary Traditions
Carr, Helen. 1996. Inventing the American Primitive: Politics, Gender and the Representation of Native American Literary Traditions. New York: Cork University Press. ISBN 978-1859180983

From My Guy to Sci-Fi: Genre and Women's Writing in the Postmodern World
Carr, Helen. 1990. From My Guy to Sci-Fi: Genre and Women's Writing in the Postmodern World. London: Pandora Press. ISBN 978-0044404088

Book Section

A history of women's writing
Carr, Helen. 2007. A history of women's writing. In: G. Plain and S. Sellers, eds. A History of Feminist Literary Criticism. Cambridge University Press, pp. 120-137. ISBN 9780521852555

T. E. Hulme and the `Spiritual Dread of Space'
Carr, Helen. 2006. T. E. Hulme and the `Spiritual Dread of Space'. In: Comentale and A. Gasiorek, eds. T. E. Hulme and the Question of Modernism. Ashgate, pp. 93-112. ISBN 0754640884

Jean Rhys: West Indian intellectual
Carr, Helen. 2003. Jean Rhys: West Indian intellectual. In: Bill Schwarz, ed. West Indian intellectuals in Britain. Manchester University Press, pp. 93-113. ISBN 9780719064746

Modernism and Travel (1880-1940)
Carr, Helen. 2002. Modernism and Travel (1880-1940). In: Hulme and T. Youngs, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Travel Writing. Cambridge University Press, pp. 70-86. ISBN 0521786525