Alyson Brickey


Alyson  Brickey Title: Instructor
Office: 2A45
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.789.1476


Alyson Brickey teaches English 1 in the Department of English. Her work focuses on 20th-century American Literature and critical theory, with an emphasis on aesthetics, ethics, and experimental modernism. She recently graduated with a PhD from the University of Toronto, and her dissertation examined the prevalence of lists in American literature from Melville’s Moby-Dick to Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl.”

Teaching Areas: 20th-century American Literature, critical theory, literary modernism, continental philosophy.


(FW) ENGL-1001.6-004 English 1

(FW) ENGL-1001.6-006 English 1


“Faulkner’s Coffin.” intervalla Special Issue: “Modernist Currents” (December 2016): 143-165.

“‘Advancing necessarily askew:’ The Technology of Mourning in Joan Didion’s The Year of Magical Thinking.Mosaic 48.2 (June 2015): 149-161. Special Conference Proceedings Issue: “A Matter of lifedeath.”

“‘A text in process:’ The Progressive Aspect in Gertrude Stein's The Making of Americans.” The English Languages: History, Diaspora, Culture. Vol. 3 (2012): 1-11.