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Dr. Michele K. Troy

Professor of EnglishMichele Troy
Hillyer Hall 270
860.768.4734
mtroy@hartford.edu

Education:
Ph.D., English, Loyola University of Chicago, with distinction
M.A., English, Boston College, with distinction
B.A., Philosophy, Boston College , summa cum laude

Research:
Market for literary modernism with authors such as D.H. Lawrence, May Sinclair, Virginia Woolf, James Joyce.
English authors in 1920s and 1930s Europe, as in my book project: "The Rise and Fall of the Albatross Press: English Books in Europe on the Eve of War."

Publications (selected):
"Two Very Different Portraits: English and German Reception of Joyce's Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man." James Joyce Quarterly, 35 (Fall 1997): 37-58.
"Double Trouble: The Huffler Brothers and the Artistic Temperament." Journal of Modern Literature, 26. 3/4 (May 2004): 28-46.
"Reading D. H. Lawrence in Europe: French and German Response to 1945." Etudes Lawrenciennes 32 (2005) 55-84.
Andrew J. Kunka and Micele K. Troy, eds. May Sinclair: Moving Towards the Modern. Fothcoming, Ashgate Press, 2007.

I advise students with interests in:
Writing, English, the Arts, but also Business and Communications.

Why you enjoy teaching Hillyer students:
I enjoy seeing students leave feeling more capable and confident than when they arrived.