Alyson Brickey


Alyson  Brickey Title: Assistant Professor
Office: 2A50
Building: Ashdown
Phone: 204.786.9880


Alyson Brickey is Assistant Professor in the English Department. Her work focuses on twentieth-century American literature and critical theory, with an emphasis on aesthetics, ethics, and experimental modernism. Her recent work focuses on the prevalence of lists in late-nineteenth and early twentieth-century American literature, and she is currently at work on a book project called “The Agony of the Partition: Walls in American Short Fiction by Women.”

Teaching Areas: American literature, the novel, critical theory, transatlantic modernism, continental philosophy.

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


(FW) ENGL-1001-004 English 1

(FW) ENGL-2142-001 Field of Literary and Textual Studies

(FW) ENGL-3730-001 American Literature


“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.