Kathy Phillips


With a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Brown University, Kathy Phillips has published five books and twenty-three articles including Manipulating Masculinity: War and Gender in Modern British and American Literature (2006 and ppb 2010), This Isn't a Picture I'm Holding: Kuan Yin (2004), Virginia Woolf against Empire (1994), and Dying Gods in Twentieth-Century Literature (1990); and "Between the Third Sex and the Third Reich: Brecht's Early Plays," "Jane Harrison and Modernism," and "Exorcising Faustus from Africa: Wole Soyinka's The Road ," and an article in Asian Women (Summer 2010) on WWII

Areas of Interest

gender studies, 20th-century comparative literature, war literature, post-colonial literature


College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature Excellence in Teaching Award 1990


BA, Dickinson College PhD, Brown