David E. Chinitz
Chair of the English Department
Specialty Area: Poetry, modernism, T. S. Eliot, Harlem Renaissance, popular culture
Office #: Crown Center 409
External Webpage: http://dchinitz.sites.luc.edu
Past President, Modernist Studies Association; Past President, T. S. Eliot Society
B.A., Amherst College (1984)
M.S., Brown U. (1985)
Ph.D., Columbia University (1993)
Poetry, Modernism, T. S. Eliot, Harlem Renaissance, Popular Culture
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellowship, 2012-2013
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2008
A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Co-edited with Gail McDonald. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
Which sin to bear? Authenticity and Compromise in Langston Hughes. Oxford UP, 2013.
A Companion to T. S. Eliot. Edited. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
T. S. Eliot and the Cultural Divide. U of Chicago P, 2003.
“Langston Hughes.” A Companion to Modernist Poetry. Edited by David E. Chinitz and Gail McDonald. Wiley-Blackwell, 2014.
"'A real, solid, sane, racial something': Langston Hughes's Blues Poetry." Ablaze with Lyric Fire: Black Music, Black Poetry. Edited by Gordon E. Thompson. Ashgate, 2014.
"'A real, solid, sane, racial something': Langston Hughes's Blues Poetry." Ablaze with Lyric Fire: Black Music, Black Poetry. Edited by Gordon Thompson. Ashgate, 2013.
"'A Vast Wasteland?' Eliot and Popular Culture." A Companion to T. S. Eliot. Edited by David E Chinitz. Wiley-Blackwell, 2009, pp. 66-78.
"The New Harlem Renaissance Studies." Modernism/Modernity, vol. 13, 2006, pp. 375-82.
"The Waste Land." A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture. Edited by David Bradshaw and Kevin J. H. Dettmar. Blackwell, 2006, pp. 324–32.
"In the Shadows: Popular Song and Eliot's Construction of Emotion." Modernism/Modernity, vol. 11, no. 3, 2004, pp. 449-67.
The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot. Vol. 6: 1940–1946. Co-edited with Ronald Schuchard. Johns Hopkins UP.