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Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta

Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta
Associate Professor, Chair
Tower 533A
2007 - Ph.D. University of Connecticut, English; 1995 - MA, Baylor University, English; 1992 - BA, Gordon College, English (with AY 1990-91 at York St. John University, York, England)
Professional Experience: 


Refereed articles   

  • 2014 - “Brideshead Illustrated: The Sacred and Profane Aesthetics of Capt. Charles Ryder” Religion & Literature 46.1, 53-76
  • 2007 - “Geometries of Space and Time: The Cubist London of Mrs. Dalloway” Woolf Studies Annual 13, 111-136
  • 2006 - “Acts of Containment: Marianne Moore, Joseph Cornell, and the Poetics of Enclosure” Journal of Modern Literature 29.4, 124-144
  • 1997 - “The Enduring Sacred Strain: The Place of the Tale of the Sankgreal Within Sir Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur” Christianity and Literature 47.1), 21-34.

Book Chapters

  • 2013 - “’That better part which shall not be taken from you’: Varieties of Christian Experience in Jane Eyre” in Critical Insights: Jane Eyre, ed. Katie R. Peel. Salem Press
  • 2013 - “Let X=Professor; Now Solve for Y.  Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Millennials” in Generation X Professors Speak: Voices From Academia, ed. Marc Shaw,  John Kille, and Elwood Watson. Scarecrow Press. [Reprinted in full on and featured as the website’s cover article on 25 May 2013]
  • 2010 - “Don’t Judge a Cover by its Woolf: Book Jacket Images and the Marketing of Virginia Woolf’s Work” in Virginia Woolf and the Literary Marketplace, ed. Jeanne Dubino. Palgrave.


  • 2002 - "She Moves Through the Boom" by Anne Marie Hourihane New Hibernia Review 6.4 (Winter 2002), 155-157
  • 2002 - "Reading Roddy Doyle" by Caramine White New Hibernia Review 6.1 (Spring 2002), 148-149


  • 2001 - “Seamus Alchemicus: Gold and Transmutation in Seamus Heaney's Early Poems” Notes on Modern Irish Literature 13 (2001), 14-21

Awards and Honors

  • 2006-2007 - University of Connecticut: Humanities Institute Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2006 - Certificate in the Teaching of Writing 
  • 2005 - Graduate School Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship
  • 2004 - Second Prize, Aetna Graduate Essay Award
  • 2002 - First Prize, Katherine McPeek Graduate Critical Essay Award

Professional Affiliations and Organizations

  • Northeast Modern Language Association
  • The Space Between Society