Susan Friedman

Susan Friedman

University of Madison

Susan Stanford Friedman is Hilldale Professor and Virginia Woolf Professor of English and Women's Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her most recent books are Planetary Modernisms: Provocations on Modernity Across Time (Columbia UP, 2015) and the edited volumes Contemporary Revolutions: Turning Back to the Future in 21st-Century Literature and Art (Bloomsbury Academic Press, 2018) and Comparison: Theories, Approaches, Uses (Johns Hopkins UP, 2013), co-edited with Rita Felski. She has published widely in modernist studies, narrative theory, feminist theory, women’s writing, migration and diaspora, world literature, religious studies, and psychoanalysis. She is the author of Psyche Reborn: The Emergence of H.D. (1981); Penelope's Web: Gender, Modernity, H.D.'s Fiction (1990) and Mappings: Feminism and the Cultural Geographies of Encounter (1998). She edited Analyzing Freud: Letters of H.D., Bryher and Their Circle (2001) and Joyce: The Return of the Repressed (1991) and co-edited Signets: Reading H.D. She is the founding co-editor of the journal, Contemporary Women's Writing (Oxford UP). She was awarded the Wayne C. Booth Award for Lifetime Achievement in Narrative Studies, and her work has been translated into Chinese, Czech, Danish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Serbian, and, Spanish. She is at work on a book provisionally entitled Sisters of Scheherazade: Religion, Diaspora, and Muslim Women’s Writing. 

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