Dr. Audrey Wasser

Wasser

Associate Professor

Irvin Hall 206
(513) 529-9917
wassera3@miamioh.edu

Office Hours

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

 


Education

2010 - Ph.D. - Cornell University

Teaching and Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

Books

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

Articles

  • “Critical Thinking.” New Literary History 52, no. 2 (2021): 191-209.
  • “Spinoza and the Claims of Meaning: ‘A Word to the Wise.’” diacritics 47.2 (2019): 106-127.
  • “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

  • Co-editor with Warren Montag, Pierre Macherey and the Case of Literary Production. (Northwestern UP, forthcoming).
  • “Why Read, Macherey?” in Pierre Macherey and the Case of Literary Production (forthcoming).
  • On Literary Judgement (book manuscript 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.