Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Joyce Wexler

Title/s:  Professor

Specialty Area: Twentieth-century British literature, modernism, cultural studies, publishing history

Office #:  Crown Center 415

Phone: 82243



Offices Held:

Former Chair of English Department 

President of the D.H. Lawrence Society of North America

Director of University Honors Program

Second Vice-President of Joseph Conrad Society of North America


Ph.D. (1975), Northwestern University 

Research Interests

Twentieth-century aesthetic movements, cultural studies, publishing history, Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence.

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:

Violence Without God: The Rhetorical Despair of Twentieth-Century Writers. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

“The New Heroism.” War, Literature, and the Arts, vol. 27, 2015, pp. 1-12. 

“T. S. Eliot’s Expressionist Angst.” In T. S. Eliot, France, and the Mind of Europe. Edited by Jayme Stayer. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015, pp. 214-230.

“Chasing the Writer.” D. H. Lawrence Review, vol. 39, no. 1, 2014, pp. 40-50. 

The Rescue in Its Time—And Ours.” Conrad First, 2013. Online.