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Dr. Michele K. Troy

Professor of EnglishMichele Troy
Hillyer Hall 270

Ph.D., English, Loyola University of Chicago, with distinction
M.A., English, Boston College, with distinction
B.A., Philosophy, Boston College , summa cum laude

Market for literary modernism with authors such as D.H. Lawrence, May Sinclair, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce.
English authors in 1920s and 1930s Europe, as in my book project: "The Rise and Fall of the Albatross Press: English Books in Europe on the Eve of War."

Publications (selected):
"Two Very Different Portraits: English and German Reception of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man." James Joyce Quarterly, 35 (Fall 1997): 37-58.
"Double Trouble: The Huffler Brothers and the Artistic Temperament." Journal of Modern Literature, 26. 3/4 (May 2004): 28-46.
"Reading D. H. Lawrence in Europe: French and German Response to 1945." Etudes Lawrenciennes 32 (2005) 55-84.
Andrew J. Kunka and Micele K. Troy, eds. May Sinclair: Moving Towards the Modern. Fothcoming, Ashgate Press, 2007.

I advise students with interests in:
Writing, English, the Arts, but also Business and Communications.

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:
I enjoy seeing students leave feeling more capable and confident than when they arrived.