John C. Farrell, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

American Literature, English Literature/English Novel, Freud, Literary Criticism, Literary Theory, Modern Literature, Nineteenth Century English and Continental Novel, Novel, Philosophy and Literature, Post Enlightenment Literary Culture, Post Modernism, Literary Modernism

Selected Research and Publications

  • “Auden's Call-to-Arms: ‘Spain’ and Psychoanalysis,” Cambridge Quarterly, vol. 4, no. 3 (Fall 2009), 225-42.
  • “The Birth of the Psychoanalytic Hero: Freud’s Platonic Leonardo,” Philosophy and Literature vol. 31, no. 2 (October, 2007), 233-54.
  • Paranoia and Modernity: Cervantes to Rousseau. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.
  • “Freud and Literature,” in The Freud Encyclopedia: Theory, Therapy and Culture, ed. Edward Erwin. New York: Routledge, 2001.
  • “Suspicion Methodized,” in Fredrick Crews, ed., Unauthorized Freud: Doubters Confront a Legend. New York: Viking/Penguin, 1998.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • NEH Fellowship, 2003-04

John C. Farrell, Ph.D.


Education: A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Department: Literature
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