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Mark Goble
Assistant Professor, English

Ph.D., Stanford University
Research Interests:
Twentieth-Century U. S. Literature; Modernism and the Avant Garde; Race and Popular Culture; History of Technology; Communications Theory and Critical Theories of Modernity
Research Summary:
Mark Goble received his Ph. D. from Stanford University in 2002. His present research examines a range of connections between literature and media, focusing on scenes of communication in American texts from the late novels of Henry James to Hollywood cinema of the 1930s. Currently at work on a manuscript entitled Beautiful Circuits: The Mediated Life in America, 1870-1940, he is also interested in the history of recorded sound, modernism and media aesthetics, and popular cultures of technology. He teaches courses on U. S. poetry and visual culture, film and media theory, the New York School, and on such figures as James, Wharton, Stein, and Williams.

Selected Publications: “Wired Love: Pleasure at a Distance in Henry James and Others,” forthcoming ELH; "Delirious Henry James: A Small Boy and New York,” Modern Fiction Studies 50: 2 (Summer 2004), 351-384; "Cameo Appearances; or, When Gertrude Stein Checks In to Grand Hotel," Modern Language Quarterly 62: 2 (June 2001), 117-163; "'Our Country's Black and White Past': Film and the Figures of History in Frank O'Hara," American Literature 71: 1 (March 1999), 57-92; "Culture on Vacation: James Clifford's Tracks," Postmodern Culture 8.3 (May 1998).

Contact Information

     Campus Address
     Mark Goble
University of California, Irvine
300 HIB
Irvine, CA 92697-2650
Mail Code: 2650
     Campus phone: (949) 824-9245
     Campus phone: (949) 824-2916
Date last modified: 09/12/2007

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