Wai Chee Dimock

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Wai Chee Dimock, William Lampson Professor of English and American Studies at Yale University,[1] has written widely on American literature. Editor of PMLA (Publications of the Modern Language Association of America,[2] and a film critic for the Los Angeles Review of Books,[3] her work has also appeared in Critical Inquiry,[4] the Chronicle of Higher Education, the New Yorker.[5] and the New York Times.[6]

Dimock was a consultant for "Invitation to World Literature," a 13-part series produced by WGBH, and aired on PBS in the fall of 2010.[7] A related Facebook forum, "Rethinking World Literature," is ongoing. Her lecture course, "Hemingway, Faulkner, Fitzgerald," is available through Open Yale Courses.

She graduated from Harvard College in 1976 and Yale University in 1982.[8]



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  2. ^ "News from the MLA Wai Chee Dimock Named PMLA Editor". news.commons.mla.org. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Wai Chee Dimock - Los Angeles Review of Books". Lareviewofbooks/org. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  4. ^ Services, University of Chicago IT. "Critical Inquiry". criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  5. ^ "Walt Whitman and the Essence of Opera". The New Yorker. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  6. ^ Dimock, Wai Chee (5 May 2017). "There's No Escape From Contamination Above the Toxic Sea". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  7. ^ "- Invitation to World Literature". WGBH - Invitation to World Literature. Retrieved 11 August 2017.
  8. ^ https://english.yale.edu/people/tenured-and-tenure-track-faculty-professors/wai-chee-dimock
  9. ^ Dimock, Wai-Chee, ed. (31 January 2017). "American Literature in the World: An Anthology from Anne Bradstreet to Octavia Butler". Columbia University Press. Retrieved 11 August 2017 – via Amazon.
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-03-30. Retrieved 2016-10-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-11. Retrieved 2016-10-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)