English Program

Eric Bulson

Associate Professor of English


Contact Information

143 E. Tenth
Claremont, CA 91711
(909) 607-3332


Spring 2014 Office Hours

Wednesdays, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm



Ph.D., Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University (2004)

Research Interests

International Modernism, The Avant-Garde, The Novel, Critical Theory, Media Studies, World Literature, Visual Storytelling, History of the Book


Teaching Fields

At CGU, Professor Bulson will teach courses on a wide range of subjects: British and Anglophone Literature 1850-2000; Little Magazines and Modernism; The World Novel; The Modernist Novel; Frankfurt School Critical Theory; Narrative Theory; Introduction to Literary Theory; Disorientation and the City; Codex to Kindle; Visual Storytelling; Joyce; Pound & Fascism; Marinetti & Co.

Current Projects

Professor Bulson is currently finishing a book about the little magazine as a global phenomenon in the 20th century.


Selected Publications

Novels, Maps, Modernity: The Spatial Imagination, 1850-2000. New York: Routledge. January 2007 (Paperback 2009).

The Cambridge Introduction to James Joyce. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. July 2006.
“Modernisms High & Low.” A Handbook of Modernism Studies. Ed. Jean-Michel Rabaté: Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming Fall 2013.
“In Italia, All’estero: Little Magazines and the Deprovincialization of Italy.” Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines, vol. 3. Ed. Peter Brooker and Andrew Thacker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Forthcoming Spring 2012.
“Little Magazine, World Form.” Oxford Handbook of Global Modernisms. Ed. Mark Wollaeger. Oxford: Oxford University Press, Spring 2012.
“Black Lacunae: Dial M for Milan or Modernism or Marinetti or Mussolini or Mondadori.” Times Literary Supplement (January 28, 2011): 14-15.
“Disorienting Dublin.” Making Space in the Works of James Joyce. Eds. John Bishop and Valerie Benejam. New York: Routledge. Spring 2011.
“Make it News! Ezra Pound’s Journalism.” Ezra Pound in Context. Ed. Ira Nadel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Fall 2010.


Additional Information

Before coming to CGU, Professor Bulson taught at Columbia University, Yale University, and Hobart and William Smith Colleges. He has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies (2012-13), The New York Public Library (Fall 2011), The Whiting Foundation (2003-04), and The Fulbright Foundation (2000-01).


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