John Farrell

John Farrell, Ph.D.


A.B., Brown University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
Office Hours
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(909) 607-2656

Roberts South 217

Curriculum Vitae

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Areas of Expertise


Selected Research and Publications

  • “Auden's Call-to-Arms: ‘Spain’ and Psychoanalysis,” Cambridge Quarterly, vol. 4, no. 3 (Fall 2009), 225-42.

  • “The Birth of the Psychoanalytic Hero: Freud’s Platonic Leonardo,” Philosophy and Literature vol. 31, no. 2 (October, 2007), 233-54.

  • Paranoia and Modernity: Cervantes to Rousseau. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.

  • “Freud and Literature,” in The Freud Encyclopedia: Theory, Therapy and Culture, ed. Edward Erwin. New York: Routledge, 2001.

  • “Suspicion Methodized,” in Fredrick Crews, ed., Unauthorized Freud: Doubters Confront a Legend. New York: Viking/Penguin, 1998.

  • Freud’s Paranoid Quest: Psychoanalysis and Modern Suspicion. New York: New York University Press, 1996.

  • “The Romance of the 60’s: Self, Community, and the Ethical in The Crying of Lot 49.” Pynchon Notes 30-31 (Spring-Fall 1992): 139-156.

  • The Varieties of Authorial Intention: Literary Theory Beyond the Intentional Fallacy (Palgrave, forthcoming).

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • NEH Fellowship, 2003-04