Florence Dore

Contact

Greenlaw 430
(919) 962-4054

Professor of English

Steering Committee, Post45

 

Select Publications

Novel Sounds: The American Novel in the Age of Rock and Roll.  (Columbia University Press, forthcoming 2018)

"Who Owns the Blues?" Public Books.org (July 5, 2017)

Poetry into Media in the U.S. South: New Criticism and Contemporary Form in William Faulkner's The Town." Contemporary Literature 55.1 (Spring 2014): 32-57

“The Rock Novel and Jonathan Lethem’s The Fortress of Solitude Nonsite.org (January 2013)

Novel Sounds: A Public Program at The National Humanities Center

Convener, Novel Sounds. Greil Marcus, Richard Thompson, Jonathan Lethem, Steve Earle, Peter Guralnick, Roddy Doyle.  National Humanities Center.  RTP, NC (October 2016; March 2017)

 With Joanthan Lethem, Richard Thompson, and Greil Marcus at the National Humanities Center for Novel Sounds

Florence Dore Interviewed with Jonathan Lethem on NPR's "The State of Things," October 2016:

Recent Presentations

"Instituting 'The Daemon Lover' in Literature in Rock." MSA Annual Convention.  Pasadena, CA (November 2016)

“Novel Sounds: William Styron and Lead Belly.”  University of Michigan.  Ann Arbor, MI (March 2016)

"The Rock Novel and the Diminished Self." MLA Annual Convention. Boston (January 2013)

"Jonathan Lethem and the Rock Novel." Post•45 Confernece. Stanford University, Palo Alto CA (November 2012)

Keynote Introduction: Steve Earle. “Post•45 @ the Rock Hall.” The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland (April 2011)

Co-Chair. “Post•45 @ the Rock Hall,” The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland (April 2011)

Select Honors

Fellow, The National Humanities Center, Research Triangle Park, NC (2016-2017)

Fellow, The Institute for Arts and Humanities, UNC-Chapel Hill (Spring 2013)

Founding Co-Editor, Post45 Series, Stanford University Press

History

Hire Date: 2010

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1999

Research Groups and Interests

Group VII - American Literature from 1900 to the Present
Group XII - Southern Literature