Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Joyce Wexler


  • Office Location: Crown Center 413
  • Phone Number: 773.508.2249
  • E-mail: jwexler@luc.edu


Offices Held:

  • Chair of English Department (2008-2018)
  • President of the D.H. Lawrence Society of North America 2016-18
  • First Vice-President of Joseph Conrad Society of North America 2018-20
  • Director of University Honors Program 1986-2008


  • PhD, Northwestern University 

Program Areas

  • Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture
  • British Literature and Culture

Research Interests

  • Twentieth-Century Aesthetic Movements
  • Cultural Studies
  • Publishing History
  • Conrad, Joyce, and Lawrence

Selected Publications


  • Violence Without God: The Rhetorical Despair of Twentieth-Century Writers. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.
  • Who Paid for Modernism: Art, Money, and the Fiction of Conrad, Joyce, Lawrence. University of Arkansas Press, 1997.
  • Laura Riding: A Bibliography. Garland, 1981.
  • Laura Riding’s Pursuit of Truth. Ohio University Press, 1974.


  • “How Lawrence Launched His Career in London,” Special Issue: “Lawrence and London,” Journal of D.H. Lawrence Studies. Forthcoming.
  • Under Western Eyes and Terrorism Today,” Conradiana 49.1. Forthcoming.
  • “Conrad’s Erotic Women,” College Literature 45.3 (2018). 424-448.
  • “Book Publishers.” D.H. Lawrence in Context. Ed. Andrew Harrison. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 37-46.
  • “Beyond Pacifism: Teaching World War I Literature from Left to Right.” Pedagogy 17.3 (2017): 541-547.


  • “Joseph Conrad and Terrorism Today”