A graduate of the University of Oklahoma, Daniel Darvay teaches 19th- and 20th-century American and British literature, literary theory, and writing. He is the author of Haunting Modernity and the Gothic Presence in British Modernist Literature (Palgrave, 2016), and has published articles in journals such as Modern Fiction Studies, Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, and Studies in the Novel.
Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2011
Dissertation: Gothic Modernisms: Aesthetics, Politics, Culture
M.A. in Irish Studies, Babes-Bolyai University, 2002
B.A. in English, Babes-Bolyai University, 2000
Haunting Modernity and the Gothic Presence in British Modernist Literature. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
“Postmodern Representation and Commodity Spectacle in Nathanael West’s The Day of the Locust.” Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies 22.1 (2016): 79-93.
“The Naturalist Sublime in Frank Norris’s The Octopus.” Studies in the Novel 47 (2015): 43-59.
“Chiastic Modernism: Rational Uncanniness and Uncanny Reason.” Philobiblon: Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research in Humanities 19 (2014): 33-50.
“The Gothic Sublime in Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse.” Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 44.2 (2011): 129-56.
“The Politics of Gothic in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes.” Modern Fiction Studies 55 (2009): 693-715.
“N. Katherine Hayles.” Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. Eds. Vincent B. Leitch, et al., 2nd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2010. 2161-64.
“Lisa Lowe.” Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. Eds. Vincent B. Leitch, et al., 2nd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2010. 2516-19.
“Franco Moretti.” Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. Eds. Vincent B. Leitch, et al., 2nd ed. New York: W. W. Norton, 2010. 2438-41.
“Fred Botting, Gothic Romanced: Consumption, Gender and Technology in
Contemporary Fictions (New York: Routledge, 2008)” Modern Fiction Studies 56 (2010): 654-57.
“Elisabeth Louise Thomas, Emmanuel Levinas: Ethics, Justice, and the Human beyond Being (New York: Routledge, 2004) in Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture 37 (2004): 546-50.
SELECTED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
““All Too Human: Migration, Fashion Photography, and the Politics of Representation” MLA Convention, Seattle, January 2020
“Detractors of Modernity: Catholicism, Sacrilege, and the Gothic”
MLA Convention, Vancouver, January 2015
“Italy’s Disaster as England’s Museum”
MLA Convention, Seattle, January 2012
“Modernism and the Gothic Sublime”
MLA Convention, Philadelphia, December 2009
“Joseph Conrad’s Gothic Politics”
SCMLA Convention, Memphis, November 2007
“Gothic Spies in Conrad’s Under Western Eyes”
Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture Conference
University of Louisville, February 2007
“Written in Blood: Gothic Bodies in the Works of D. H. Lawrence”
MLA Convention, Philadelphia, December 2006
RESEARCH AND TEACHING AREAS OF INTEREST
19th and 20th-century British and American Literature
History and Theory of the NovelTwentieth-Century Criticism and Theory