Dr. Audrey Wasser

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Assistant Professor

Irvin Hall 206
(513) 529-9917

Office Hours

Tuesdays: 4:15pm - 5:15pm
Thursdays: 4:15pm - 5:15pm
and by appointment



2010 - Ph.D. - Cornell University

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Twentieth-century French literature
  • Literary theory
  • Comparative modernisms
  • Comparative romanticisms
  • Continental philosophy

Selected Publications


  • The Work of Difference: Modernism, Romanticism, and the Production of Literary Form. (New York: Fordham University Press, 2016)


  • “‘A Word to the Wise’: Spinoza and the Claims of Meaning.” diacritics (forthcoming pending revisions)
  • “How Do We Recognise Problems?” Deleuze Studies Journal 11.1 (2017): 48-67.
  • “Hyperbole in Proust.” Modern Language Notes 129.4 (2014): 829-54.
  • “What is a Literary Problem? Proust, Beckett, Deleuze.” Frakcija: International Performing Arts Magazine 64/65 (2013): 114-121.
  • “A Relentless Spinozism: Deleuze’s Encounter with Beckett.” SubStance 41.1 (2012): 124-36.
  • “From Figure to Fissure: Beckett’s Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable.” Modern Philology 109.2 (2011): 245-265.
  • “Deleuze’s Expressionism.” Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities 12.2 (2007). 49-66. 


Works in Progress

  • On Literary Judgement (book manuscript in progress)
  • Co-editor with Warren Montag, On Pierre Macherey’s Theory of Literary Production,” Special Issue of Cultural Critique.
  • “Why Read, Macherey?” (article in progress)

Book Chapters

  • “On Several Regimes of Signs.” In A Thousand Plateaus and Philosophy. Ed. Jeffrey Bell, Henry Somers-Hall, James Williams. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018.