Barbara J. Green

Professor of English
Concurrent Faculty in Gender Studies

Specialty: British Modernism, Modern Periodical Studies, Feminist Print Culture

Degrees: BA University of Chicago; PhD University of Virginia

Barbara Green teaches courses in modernism, modernist print culture, autobiography, and feminist studies.  She is the author of Spectacular Confessions: Autobiography, Performative Activism, and the Sites of Suffrage, 1905-1938 (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997) and is at work on a study of the “feminist everyday” in periodicals from the Edwardian to interwar period.   She is currently serving as book review editor for the Journal of Modern Periodical Studies.


Recent Publications

  • “Mediating Women: Evelyn Sharp and the Feminist Networks of Suffrage Print Culture.” The History of British Women’s Writing, Volume 7, 1880-1920.  Ed. Holly Laird.  Palgrave Macmillan Press (forthcoming).
  • “Recovering Feminist Criticism: Repetition, Women Writers, and Feminist Periodical Studies.” Literature Compass 10.1 (January 2013): 53-60.  (Special issue on The Future of Women in Modernism.)
  • “Complaints of Everyday Life: Feminist Periodical Culture and Correspondence Columns in the Woman Worker and the Freewoman.”  Modernism/modernity 19.3 (September 2012): 461-485.
  • “Introduction: the Freewoman.”  Modernist Journals Project.  (Introduction to digital archive)
  • "Feminist Periodical Culture."  Literature Compass 6.1 (2009): 191-205.
  • "Feminist Things."  In Transatlantic Print Culture, 1880-1940: Emerging Media, Emerging Modernisms, edited by Ann Ardis and Pat Collier, 66-79.  New York and Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.


Contact Information
204 Decio Hall
(574) 631-7010

Postal address
Department of English
233 Decio Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556