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Scott S. Derrick
Associate Professor of English

(713) 348-2494

Professor Derrick is the author of Monumental Anxieties: Feminine Influence and Homoerotic Anxiety in Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature (Rutgers University Press, 1997), co-editor of Modernism Revisited: Transgressing Boundaries and Strategies of Renewal in American Poetry (Rodopi, 2007), and has published articles on James, Hawthorne, and Upton Sinclair. His current work involves a project concerning Edith Wharton and race and a larger project on the general subject of waste and the aesthetic in U.S. culture. He teaches courses in 19th- and early-20th-century U.S. literature.