Johanna M. Wagner

Faculty of Business, Languages and Social Sciences
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Professional interests

J.M. Wagner researches in American and British Literature, Women's Literature, The Woman's Film, The Gothic, Feminist and Gender Theories, Critical Race Studies, and Theories of the Representation of Women in Cultural Production.


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  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2019). “But, it’s happening to you, Eleanor”: The Haunting as a Buildingsroman.”, In Tamar Jeffers Macdonald & Frances A. Kamm (ed.),  Gothic Heroines on Screen: Representation, Interpretation and Feminist Inquiry.  Routledge.  ISBN 978-1-138-71100-6.  Chapter 6.  s 83 - 95
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2019). “Public Places, Intimate Spaces: The Modern Flâneuse in Rhys, Barnes, and Loos.”. E-rea Revue électronique d’études sur le monde anglophone.  ISSN 1638-1718.  16(2) . doi: Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2019). Ta(l)king Women out of the Picture: How Extreme Republican Discourse Framed Women Outside Women's Issues, 2010-2012., In Franck Orban & Elin Strand Larsen (ed.),  Discussing Borders, Escaping Traps: Transdisciplinary and Transspatial Approaches.  Waxmann Verlag.  ISBN 978-3-8309-4045-6.  Chapter 8.  s 165 - 179
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2017). Repositioning Lorelei’s ‘Education’: Mind, Body, and Sex(uality) in Anita Loos’ Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. College Literature.  ISSN 0093-3139.  44(4), s 644- 674 . doi: 10.1353/lit.2017.0037 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2016). The Conventional and the Queer: Lily Bart, An Unlivable Ideal. SubStance.  ISSN 0049-2426.  45(1), s 116- 139
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2016). Unwomanly Intellect: Melancholy, Maternity, and Lesbianism in Olive Moore's Spleen. Journal of Language, Literature and Culture.  ISSN 2051-2856.  64(1), s 42- 61 . doi: 10.1080/20512856.2016.1221623
  • Wagner, Johanna M. & Demoor, Marysa (2013). The Slippery Slope of Interpellation: Framing Hero and Victim in Ethan Frome. Neophilologus: An International Journal of Modern and Mediaeval Language and Literature.  ISSN 0028-2677.  97(2), s 417- 435
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2012). (Be)Longing in Quicksand: Framing Kinship and Desire More Queerly. College Literature.  ISSN 0093-3139.  39(3), s 129- 159
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2011). In the Place of Clare Kendry: A Gothic Reading of Race and Sexuality in Nella Larsen’s Passing. Callaloo.  ISSN 0161-2492.  34(1), s 143- 157
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2011). Not Quite White: White Trash and the Boundaries of Whiteness, by Matt Wray (Review). Mississippi Quarterly.  ISSN 0026-637X.  63(4), s 735- 738

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  • Larsen, Elin Strand; Maktabi, Rania & Wagner, Johanna M. (2018). Girl Power i politikken?.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2017). Foreign Places, Intimate Spaces: Flânerie and Dandyism’s Modern Progeny.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2017). The Boundaries of Lorelei Lee: Adaptation and Transmediation of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2017). The Humanities, American Anti-intellectualism, and Judith Butler: A Return to Her Critics.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2016). Architectonics of the Uncanny Bildungsroman: Rebecca and The Haunting.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2016). Breaking Biopower: Olive Moore’s Spleen and Djuna Barnes’ Nightwood.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2016). I was Ward Cleaver: An Apologia.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2015). Today’s Academic Job Market.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2014). Fish out of Water.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2014). Oh Say Can You See.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2014). Razzle Dazzle Cocktail Prattle.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2014). Uncanny Melancholy and the Maternal in Olive Moore’s Spleen.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2013). Alstublieft Already! Please!.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2013). Baby Zombies.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2013). It’s Too Darn Cold!.
  • Wagner, Johanna M. (2007). Moving the Story, with Conviction.

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