June Dwyer

June Dwyer


Department :

Email : june.dwyer@manhattan.edu

Phone : 718-862-7121

Office : MGL 428


AB, Vassar College
PHD, New York University
MA, Columbia University

Publications & Professional Activities


“Fulke Greville’s Aesthetic: Another Perspective.” Studies in Philology 75 (1981): 255-74.

“A Drop Taken: The Role of Drinking in the Fiction and Drama of the Irish Literary Revival.”Contemporary Drug Problems special issue (1986): 255-74.

John Masefield.  New York: Frederick Ungar, 1987.

Jane Austen.  New York: Continuum, 1989.

“Janet Kauffman’s ‘Patriotic’: Women’s Work.” Studies in Short Fiction 28(1991): 55-62.

“New Roles, New History, and New Patriotism: Bobbie Ann Mason’s In Country.”Modern Language Studies 22(1992): 72-78.

“Feminization, Masculinization, and the Role of the Woman Patriot in The Unvanquished.”The Faulkner Journal 6(1993): 55-64.

“The Wretched Refuse at the Golden Door.” Proteus 11(1994): 45-48.

“Unappealing Ethnicity Meets Unwelcoming America: Immigrant Self-fashioning in Mary Gordon’s Temporary Shelter.” MELUS  22(1997): 103-11.

“Speaking and Listening: The Immigrant as Spy Who Comes in from the Cold.” TheImmigrant Experience in North America. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1999: 73-82.

“Feast and Famine: James Joyce and the Politics of Food.” Proteus 17(2000): 41-44.

“Protocols of Violence: Hunters, The Wife of Bath, and Pam Houston’s Cowboys Are MyWeakness.” Studies in Short Fiction 35 (1998): 307-18. [published 2002]

“Disease, Deformity, and Deviance: Writing the Language of Immigration Law and the Eugenics Movement on the Immigrant Body.” MELUS  Special Issue on Social Justice 28 (2003): 105-21.

“When Willie Met Gatsby: The Critical Implications of Ernesto Quinonez’s Bodega Dreams.” LIT 14 (2003): 165-78.

“Moving In: The Fortunate Pilgrim, Puzo’s Italian Immigrants, and the Rhetoric of Mobility.” Voices in Italian Americana 14 (Fall 2003 issue, published, Spring 2004).

“Canon Openers, Book Clubs, and Middlebrow Culture,” Multiethnic Literature and Canon Debates, SUNY U Press, 2006.

“Yann Martel’s Life of Pi and the Evolution of the Shipwreck Narrative.” Modern Language Studies 35 (2005): 9-21.

 “Ethnic Home Improvement.” ISLE 14.2 (Summer 2007):165-82.

“A Non-companion Species Manifesto: Humans, Wild Animals, and ‘The Pain of Anthropomorphism’.”  South Atlantic Review 72:2 (Summer 2007, published Summer 2008): 73-89.

“Reimagining the Ethnic Enclave: Gentrification, Rooted Cosmopolitanism, and Ernesto Quinonez’s Chango’s Fire. MELUS special issue on Ethnicity and Ecocriticism 34:2 (Summer 2009):125-39.

"Do Not Feed the Animals: Do Not Touch: Desire for Wild Animal Companionship in the Twenty-first Century." ISLE 19:4 (Autumn 2012): 623-44.

"A Visit from the Doom Squad: How War Transforms Ways of Seeing Zoos." Antennae 24 (Spring 2013):58-67.

"Ernesto Quinonez," The Contemporary Spanish-American Novel: Bolano and After. New York: Bloomsbury, 2013: 422-26.

 "Leaving The Island of Dr. Moreau: How David Wroblewski's The Story of Edgar Sawtelle Reconceives Animality and Disability." Modern Language Studies 43 (Winter 2014): 10-23.