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Book Chapters

  • “The ’Ind Legs of The Elephink:  Pantomime, Prophecy and Tosh in Parade’s End,” in Ashley Chantler and Rob Hawkes eds, Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End:  The First World War, Culture, and Modernity. Amsterdam and New York: Editions Rodopi, 2014.

Conference Presentations


Marcia Day Childress directs Programs in Humanities within the School of Medicine’s Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, including humanities and arts courses and co-curricular activities for medical students. She is founding co-director of the Hook Scholars Program, a four-year track for selected medical students who wish to make the humanities, bioethics, or arts part of their pathway into medicine. She also directs the Medical Center Hour, the School of Medicine's weekly public forum on medicine and society.



  • “The Recovery of Friendship: Male Love and Developmental Narrative in Tennyson’s In Memoriam.” Victorian Poetry 50 (2012): 43-66.
  • “National Histories, International Genre: Thackeray, Balzac, and the Franco-British Bildungsroman.” Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net No. 48 (Nov. 2007). Special issue on “Victorian Internationalisms,” edited by Lauren M. E. Goodlad and Julia M. Wright.


Recent articles

  • "The Local Poem in a Global Age." Critical Inquiry (2017).
  • "'Cosmopolitan Sympathies': Poetry of the First Global War." Modernism/modernity (2016).
  • “Form.” In A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism. Ed. Eric Hayot and Rebecca Walkowitz. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press (2016).
  • "Poetry and Tourism in a Global Age." NLH (2015).
  • "Code-Switching, Code-Stitching: A Macaronic Poetics?" Dibur Literary Journal, Stanford ARCADE (2015).




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