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Anna Kornbluh, PhD

Associate Head and Associate Professor



2015 UH


601 S Morgan St.

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(312) 413-8142


Anna Kornbluh's research and teaching interests center on Victorian literature and Critical Theory, with a special emphasis in formalism, Marxism, psychoanalysis, and theory of the novel.

She is the author of Realizing Capital: Financial and Psychic Economies in Victorian Form (Fordham UP 2014), which studies the emergent trope of "psychic economy" in the period of financialization, and her essays have appeared or are forthcoming in ELH, Novel: A Forum on Fiction, Henry James Review, Mediationsand elsewhere. She has recently completed a book manuscript The Order of Forms: Realism, Formalism, and Social Space and is currently at work on Marxism: Fight Club, for the Bloomsbury "Film Theory in Practice” series. She is the founding facilitator of two scholarly cooperatives: V21 Collective and InterCcECT.