Faculty

James Wood | Professor of the Practice of Literary Criticism


Education: MA 1988, Jesus College, Cambridge.

Phone: 617-496-8484
wood2@fas.harvard.edu
Office Hours: Thursday 2-4pm
Office: Barker 262

Interests:

20th Century Literature; Religion and Literature.

Selected Works:

The Broken Estate: Essays in Literature and Belief (Modern Library, 1999); Selected Shorter Fiction of D.H. Lawrence (Modern Library, 1999); The Book Against God (Farrar, Straus, 2003); The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel (Farrar, Straus, 2004); How Fiction Works (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008); “The Fun Stuff and other essays” (Farrar, Strauss, 2012).

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