Department of English, University of
Northrop Frye Scholar
Cuddy-Keane is an Emerita
faculty member of the Graduate Department of English,
University of Toronto, and
an Emerita Professor at the University of Toronto Scarborough.
Her areas of
specialization include modernism, narratology
ethics, readers, aurality,
cultural and book history/print culture, and the writings of
Virginia Woolf. Cuddy-Keane
has been an invited speaker in Japan, China, Australia, the
UK, the US, and
Canada, and has been interviewed on Hungarian National Radio,
the Australian Broadcasting Company
Radio National, the
CBC, and Bravo TV. Two of her
articles have been translated, for publication, into Chinese.
addition to her
individually-authored publications, Cuddy-Keane has pioneered
work with graduate students in the humanities, producing an
article with a
class of MA students, and a book, co-authored with Adam
Hammond and Alexandra
Peat, assisted by a research team of ten doctoral students.
She developed and
taught for several years the course on pedagogy in the
Graduate Department of
English, and she continues to supervise graduate and
Cuddy-Keane was Vice-Principal
and Vice-Dean at UTSC from 1993 to 1996, and she served terms
as President of
the Modernist Studies Association, and of the International
Society. She continues to run the latter Society's Web Site.
She was a
recipient of the Scarborough College Teaching Award in 1987
and, in 1996, she was named a
Northrop Frye Scholar for her
achievements in linking teaching and research. On the creative
side, she has
collaborated as a librettist, choreographer and dancer in
works with the composer David Keane.
Cuddy-Keane’s current major
project is a book tentatively entitled Rich
Environments: Narrative Pluralism and Cognitive Flexibility; she has recently finished an essay on Woolf and
embodied cognition for the Cambridge
Virginia Woolf’s To the
and she is writing a further essay on this theme for
Palgrave’s New Casebook on Woolf’s Mrs Dalloway and To the
Lighthouse. She is expanding for publication
a paper that combines a
study of composition history with the narratorial
of FID (free indirect discourse) to investigate the theme of
determinism in Ford Madox Ford's
novel The Good
Soldier, and she will be a keynote speaker at a
conference on “Beyond the
Victorian and Modernist Divide” in Rouen, Normandy in March
Virginia Woolf, the
Intellectual, and the Public Sphere. Cambridge:
Cambridge UP, 2003; issued as e-Book, 2005; paperback 2006.
Cuddy-Keane, Melba, Adam
Hammond and Alexandra Peat. Modernism: Keywords.
Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, [in press, April, 2014].
Between the Acts
Virginia Woolf. Harcourt
Annotated Editions. General ed.
Mark Hussey. New York: Harcourt, 2008. xxxv-lxvi; 151-220.
in Collections and Journals
Space, and Embodied Cognition in To the
Lighthouse.” The Cambridge
Companion to Virginia Woolf’s To the
Lighthouse. Ed. Allison Pease. Cambridge:
Cambridge UP, (in press).
Mrs. Brown: Modernism, Movement, and anti-Manifestoes.” Virginia Woolf and December 1910: Studies in Rhetoric and Context. Ed. Makiko Minow-Pinkney.
Grosmont, Wales: Illuminati
“Woolf, History, Us.” Interdisciplinary
/ Multidisciplinary Woolf: Selected Papers from the
Woolf. Ed. Ann Martin and Kathryn Holland. Clemson,
SC: Clemson University
Digital Press, 2013. 13-19.
- “Narrative and the
Thinking Body: Studies in Embodied Cognition.” In Chinese.
Trans. Luo Hsiao-yun and Yang Xiaolin.
Language and Literature [Wai Guo
Yu Wen] 26.1 (February 2010): 1-8.
Navigation, and Nonconscious
and Literary Approaches to the Thinking Body." UTQ
Woolf and the Public
Sphere.” Cambridge Companion to Virginia Woolf. 2nd
ed. Ed. Susan
Sellers. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. 231-49.
Paradigms of Global Consciousness in and around Virginia
Woolf's Bloomsbury, Volume 2: International Influence and
Lisa Shahriari and Gina Potts.
New York: Palgrave
Macmillan, 2010. 158-76.
Modernism and Theory: A
Critical Debate. Ed. Stephen Ross. New York: Routledge,
Woolf and Beginning's
Ragged Edge." Narrative Beginnings. Ed. Brian
U of Nebraska P, 2008. 96-112.
and Outside the Covers:
Beginnings, Endings, and the Non-coercive Ethical Text." Woolfian Boundaries:
Selected Papers from the
Sixteenth Annual Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed.
Steve Ellis et al.
Clemson, South Carolina: Clemson University Digital Press,
2007. 172-80; also
Truths: Global and
International Discourse in Virginia Woolf, Sir Thomas
Browne, and T. S.
Eliot." Back to Bloomsbury: Selected Papers from the
Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Gina Potts and Lisa
California State University Bakersfield, 2008. at: http://www.csub.edu/woolf_center
Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Ed.
David Bradshaw and Kevin
J. H. Dettmar. Oxford:
Blackwell, 2006. 558-64.
Leonard and Virginia Woolf, "Are Too Many Books Written and
Published?" PMLA 121 (2006): 235-44.
Approaches." Palgrave Advances in Virginia Woolf
Studies. Ed. Anna Snaith.
New York: Palgrave, 2006. 16-34.
Fan-Mail to Readers'
Letters: Locating John Farrelly."
Studies Annual 11 (2005): 3-32.
Soundscapes and the
Intelligent Ear: An Approach to Narrative through Auditory
Companion to Narrative Theory. Ed. James Phelan and
Peter J. Rabinowitz. Oxford:
Blackwell, 2005. 382-98. Chinese
translation, Peking University Press,
Globalization." Modernism/Modernity 10.3 (2003):
Modernism and Universal Individualism." Key Words: A
Cultural Materialism, 4 (2003): 56-77.
Maps and Models." Society for Critical Exchange, December
and the Brain of the Common Reader." Virginia Woolf Out
Selected Papers from the Tenth Annual Conference on
Virginia Woolf. Ed.
Jessica Berman and Jane Goldman. New York: Pace UP, 2001:
Technologies, and the New Aurality."
Woolf in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Music,
Cinema, Photography, and
Popular Culture. Ed. Pamela Caughie.
Garland, 2000. 69-96.
Standard of One's Own':
Virginia Woolf and the Question of Literary Value." Virginia
Turning the Centuries: Selected Papers from the Ninth
Annual Conference on
Virginia Woolf. Ed. Bonnie Kime
Scott and Ann Ardis. New York:
Pace UP, 2000. 230-36.
and After." Review
essay on Michael Cunningham, The Hours (1998) and
Jacqueline Harpman, Orlanda (1996;
trans. 1999). The Literary Review of Canada 8
(July/August 2000): 24-26.
Time, and Trauma." Virginia Woolf and Her Influences:
from the Seventh Annual Virginia Woolf Conference. Ed.
Laura Davis and
Jeanette McVicker. New York:
Pace UP, 1998. 171-75.
Woolf and the
Varieties of Historicist Experience." Virginia Woolf and
Ed. Beth Carole Rosenberg and Jeanne Dubino.
York: St. Martin's, 1997. 59-77.
of the Essay. Ed. Tracy
Chevalier. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. 905-08.
Rhetoric of Feminist
Conversation: Virginia Woolf and the Trope of the Twist." Ambiguous
Feminist Narratology and
British Women Writers.
Ed. Kathy Mezei. Chapel Hill: U
of North Carolina P,
- with Kay Li. "Passage to China:
East and West and
Woolf," South Carolina Review, 29 (Fall 1996):
- with Natasha Aleksiuk,
Kay Li, Morgan
Love, Chris Rose, and Andrea Williams. "The Heteroglossia
of History: A Collaborative Woolf Project (Part One: The
Woolf: Texts and Contexts: Selected Papers from the Fifth
Annual Conference on
Virginia Woolf. Ed. Eileen Barrett and Beth Rigel
Daugherty. New York: Pace UP, 1996. 71-80.
Historical Doors to
the Room: An Approach to Teaching.” Re: Reading, Re:
Writing, Re: Teaching
Virginia Woolf: Selected Papers from the Fourth Annual
Conference on Virginia
Woolf. Ed. Eileen Barrett and Patricia Cramer. New
York: Pace UP, 1995.
Feminisms and the
Problems of Male Space: Joyce Cary and the Fifties." Cultural
28 (Fall 1994): 103-28.
of Contemporary Literary Theory:
Approaches, Scholars, Terms.
General Editor and
Compiler, Irene Makaryk.
Toronto: U of Toronto P,
Politics of Comic Modes in
Virginia Woolf's Between
the Acts.” PMLA,
l05 (March l990): 273-85.
Cary and the Question of
Critical Context." Studies in the Novel, 2l (Winter
Cary's Working Papers: A
Study of the Compositional Process in Narrative." Journal
Literature, 11 (July l984): 230-44.
Attitudes in Some Unpublished Joyce Cary Materials." Contemporary
Literature, 24 (Spring l983): l3-29.
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Globalization (formerly Modernism and Internationalism)
Modernism and Narrative
Virginia Woolf and the
Contexts of Critical Reading
Virginia Woolf, History,
Virginia Woolf: Essays
and Short Fiction
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