Suzanne Raitt, 1998–1999

The Aesthetics of Waste: Victorian and Modernist Literary Economies


English & American Literature, University of Michigan

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Suzanne Raitt spent the first part of the year writing and revising her book May Sinclair: A Modern Victorian (forthcoming April 2000, Oxford University Press). She spent the rest of the year working on her book, The Poetics of Waste, and researched an essay on Karen Horney for American Cultural Theorists, edited by Paul Hansom. She taught a class and gave a lecture called “Virginia Woolf’s Voices,” at Aristotle University, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and a lecture called “May Sinclair, Early British Psychoanalysis, and the Poetics of Waste,” at Stanford University.