Wyatt Bonikowski, PhD

Associate Professor, English

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Education

  • PhD, Cornell University
  • MA, Cornell University
  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests

  • Twentieth century British Literature
  • Modernism
  • Literature and war
  • Literary theory
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Trauma studies
  • Fiction writing

Publications

Books

  • Shell Shock and the Modernist Imagination: The Death Drive in Post-World War I British Fiction. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2013.

Articles

  • “ 'Only One Antagonist': The Demon Lover and the Feminine Experience in the Work of Shirley Jackson.” Gothic Studies 15.2 (2013): 66-88.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Ford Madox Ford and the Misfit Moderns: Edwardian Fiction and the First World
    War by Rob Hawkes. Modernism/modernity 20.3 (2013): 614-15.
  • Review of Clandestine Encounters: Philosophy in the Narratives of Maurice Blanchot, ed. Kevin
    Hart. Modern Philology 111.2 (2013): E278-E281.

Fiction

  • “The Old Church” and “Sister Finds a Box.” Wigleaf. November 27, 2012. Web.
  • “None of Your Business.” HOBART. October 16, 2012. Web.
  • “Little Man.” Fairy Tale Review: The Grey Issue (2012): 31-32. Print.
  • “Bible Camp.” SmokeLong Quarterly (www.smokelong.com), Issue 32, June 2011. Web.
  • “There Was a Time When We Had Nothing,” “The Devil Called Satan Had Me for a Snack,”
  • and “If We Could Have Known.” Action, Yes (www.actionyes.org), Fall 2009. Web.
  • “The Teacher.” Word Riot (www.wordriot.org), July 2009. Web.

Short fiction has appeared in Action, Yes, Denver Quarterly, Elimae, Fairy Tale Review: The Grey Issue, First Intensity, LIT, SmokeLong Quarterly, Word Riot, and other journals.

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Courses Taught

  • ENG 101 - Freshman English I
  • ENG 102 - Freshman English II
  • ENG 214 - British Literature II
  • ENG 301 - Gateway Seminar for English Majors
  • ENG 370 - Fiction Workshop I
  • ENG 376 - Contemporary British Fiction
  • ENG 407 - Literary Theory (Spring 2009)
  • ENG 425 - British Writers of the 1920s
  • ENG 425 - War and Trauma in Literature from World War I to the Present
  • ENG 470 - Fiction Workshop II
  • ENG H521 - Honors Seminar: Psychoanalysis and Literature