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Beth Wightman


Beth  Wightman Associate Professor
PhD (2003) UCLA
Office: Sierra Tower Room, 731
Phone: Telephone: (818) 677-3423
Email: beth.wightman@csun.edu

Office Hours

None submitted for this semester.
 

Biography:

Dr. Wightman joined the faculty of CSUN in 2003, after completing a Ph.D. in English at UCLA and an M.A. in Anglo-Irish Studies at University College Dublin. Her research interests lie in modernism, Irish, Caribbean, and postcolonial literatures, and in cultural studies of space. She teaches primarily Modernism and twentieth-century British and postcolonial literatures. In a former life, she was a member of the editorial staffs of Vogue, HG, and Mirabella magazines.

 

Publications:

"Lost In Space? Architecture, Geography, and Culture in Éilís ní Dhuibhne's The Bray House." Space and Culture 13.2 (May 2010). 164-77. 

“Geopolitics and the Sight of the Nation: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Last September.” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 18:1 (January 2007), 37-64.

"Eilís ní Dhuihbne." Irish Women Writers: An A-Z Guide. Ed. Alexander Gonzalez. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2005. 256-62.

“Island Women: Comparing Irish and Caribbean Writers.” New Voices in Irish Criticism. Ed. P.J. Mathews. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000. 141-48.

 

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