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Carey Snyder

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Ph.D., English, SUNY Stony Brook

M.A., English, Claremont Graduate School

B.A., English, UCLA

Scholarly Focus

  • British Modernism
  • New Woman Fiction
  • Suffrage Literature
  • Modernist Periodicals


Edited Book

H. G. Wells’s Ann Veronica: A Broadview Literary Text Edition. Petersborough, Ont: Broadview Press, November 2015.


British Fiction and Cross-Cultural Encounters: Ethnographic Modernism from Wells to Woolf. New York: Palgrave, 2008.


Brave New World and Vanity Fair: A ‘draught that will make you […] lighthearted and gay.’” Brave New World: Contexts and Legacies. Eds Jonathan Greenberg and Nathan Waddell. Forthcoming NY: Palgrave, 2016.

“Katherine Mansfield, Rhythm, and Metropolitan Primitivism”. Journal of Modern Periodical Studies, 5:2 (December 2014).

“Katherine Mansfield, D. H. Lawrence, and Imperial Nostalgia,” in Modernism and Nostalgia: Bodies, Locations, Aesthetics, ed. Tammy Clewell. 131-148. NY: Palgrave, May 2013.

“‘More Undraped Females and Champagne Glasses’: Ford Madox Ford’s Ambivalent Affair with Mass Culture,” in Ford Madox Ford and America. Eds Sara Haslam and Seamus O’Malley. New York and Amsterdam: Rodopi (2012).

“Katherine Mansfield and the New Age School of Satire,” Journal of Modern Periodical Studies (JMPS), December 2010.

“Interrogating the Naïve ‘Ethnographic Reading’: Narrative Complexity in Things Fall Apart,” College Literature, 35:2, Spring 2008. (Selected to be reprinted in Harold Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations Series, in the volume, Things Fall Apart (Chelsea House Publications, 2009.)

“‘When the Indian was in Vogue’: D. H. Lawrence, Aldous Huxley, and Ethnological Tourism in the Southwest,” Modern Fiction Studies, 53:4, Winter 2007. (Winner of the Margaret Churchill Award for best MFS article of 2007.)

“Woolf’s Ethnographic Modernism: Self-Nativizing in The Voyage Out and Beyond,” Woolf Studies Annual, Volume 10, 2004.

Reference Guide Entries

Entry on “Primitivism,” forthcoming Routledge Encyclopedia of Modernism, ed. Stephen Ross (2013).

General Introduction to Rhythm and The Blue Review. Modernist Journals Project (2012). http://www.modjourn.org/render.php?view=mjp_object&id=1159905483482363

Biographical Entry on H. G. Wells for the Critical Companion to Henry James, ed. Eric Haralson and Kendall Johnson. NY: Facts on File, 2009.

Entries on Jamaica Kincaid’s Annie John and Barbara Kingsolver’s Poisonwood Bible, Encyclopedia of the American Novel, Facts on File: 2002.


  • ENG 252, British Literature Survey, 1688-Present
  • ENG 315, 20th Century British Literature
  • ENG 314, 19th Century British Literature
  • ENG 460, Expatriates in Paris, 1909-1939
  • ENG 460, Primitivism in Modern Art and Literature
  • ENG 460, Gender and Modernism
  • ENG 464, Woolf and Winterson
  • ENG 464, Woolf and Forster
  • ENG 464, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, and Jean Rhys
  • ENG 570/774, Modernist Character in Shreds (Modernist Experimentation in Character)
  • ENG 570/774, Going Native: Ethnographic Modernism
  • ENG 570/774, Modernism with a Baedaker: Exploration, Travel, and Tourism in Modern British Literature
  • ENG 570/774, Twentieth Century British Literature: Debunking the Victorians
  • ENG 570/727, Modernist Time, Memory, and Narration
  • ENG 5720/7270: New Woman Fiction