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Dr. Nels C. Pearson

Associate Professor of English
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 106
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  • "'May I trespass on your valuable space?': Ulysses on the Coast," Modern Fiction Studies. 57:4 (2011): 627-650.
  • "Elizabeth Bowen and the New Cosmopolitanism," Twentieth Century Literature 56(3): 2010. 1-26.
  • "Beckett's Cosmopolitan Ground."  Irish University Review. 40:2 (2010): 20-41
  • Co-editor, with Marc Singer. Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World. Hampshire: Ashgate Press, 2009.
  • "'Whirr' is King: Global Capitalism and the Paradox of Consciousness in Conrad's Typhoon." Conradiana  39 (2007): 29-38 
  • 'Silence, Colonial Memory, and the Voice of the Dead in Dubliners.' European Joyce Studies 16: Beckett, Joyce, and the Art of the Negative. Ed. Jaurretche, Colleen. Rodopi, 2005. 141-170.
  • Explanatory Notes for Typhoon and Other Stories by Joseph Conrad. Random House, 2003. 221-237.
  • 'The Savage North: Tarrying with the Primitive in To the Lighthouse.' Across the Generations: Selected Papers from the Twelfth International Conference on Virginia Woolf. Ed. Pawlowski, Merry; Barrett, Eileen. The Center for Virginia Woolf Studies, 2003. 100-110.
  • '’Outside of Here it’s Death’: Co-dependency and the Ghosts of Decolonization in Beckett’s Endgame.' ELH 68. (2001): 215-239.
  • 'The Moment of Modernism: Schopenhauer’s ’Unstable Phantom’ in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness and Stevenson’s The Master of Ballantrae.' Studies in Scottish Literature 33. (1999): 182-202.