Florence Dore


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(919) 962-4054

Recent Publications

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

"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.

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)

Recent Presentations

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


Hire Date: 2010

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