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Dr. Helena Gurfinkel

Helena Gurfinkel

Education:

Ph. D. in English Literature, Tufts University, 2007.

M. S. in Publishing, Pace University, 2000.

M. A. in English Literature, Northeastern University, 1997

B. A. in English Language and Literature, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1996.

Research Interests/Bio: Helena Gurfinkel is a scholar of Victorian and Edwardian literature (especially the novel), gender (especially masculinities), and literary critical theory (especially psychoanalysis). Her current work focuses on Oscar Wilde and is extending into philosophy and the visual arts.  Her additional teaching and research interests include popular culture, academic publishing (especially open access), and writing.

 She is the editor of PLL: Papers on Language and Literature.

 Professor Gurfinkel welcomes email queries at hgurfin@siue.edu from undergraduate and graduate students interested in working in the areas listed above.

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