Colin MacCabe

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Contact Information

Distinguished University Professor

maccabe@pitt.edu

CL 517P

Colin MacCabe teaches across the range of Early Modern and Modern Literature with particular emphases on modernism and the Renaissance. He also teaches courses on Film.

Research and Publications

His research interests include the history of English since 1500, psychoanalysis, Joyce, Godard, and linguistics. 
 
He is the author of inter alia Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at 70, James Joyce and the Revolution of the Word, T.S. Eliot, The Butcher Boy, Performance,  and Diary of a Young Soul Rebel (with Isaac Julien). He has edited numerous volumes including Signs of the Times: Introductory Readings in Textual Semiotics, The Talking Cure: Essays in Psychoanalysis and Language, High Theory/Low Culture, The Linguistics of Writing, Futures for English, and James Joyce: New Perspectives. Most recently he co-edited a volume with the Oxford University Press, True to the Spirit: Film Adaptation and the Question of Fidelity (2011) (with Kathleen Murray and Rick Warner), two volumes on Film and Empire (2011) (with Lee Grieveson), and Godard’s Contempt: Essays from the London Consortium (2012) (with Laura Mulvey).

He edits the journal Critical Quarterly.

Service and Other Duties

Colin MacCabe is Executive Director of the Pitt in London Program and he teaches on this program in the Fall. In the Spring he teaches at the University of Pittsburgh.

T.S. Eliot
Colin MacCabe. T.S. Eliot. Atlantic Publishers, 2010
The Eloquence of the Vulgar: Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture
Colin MacCabe. The Eloquence of the Vulgar: Language, Cinema and the Politics of Culture. British Film Institute, 2008
Butcher Boy
Colin MacCabe. Butcher Boy. Film Production, 2007
Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at Seventy
Colin MacCabe. Godard: A Portrait of the Artist at Seventy. Faber & Faber, 2005
James Joyce and the Revolution of the Word
Colin MacCabe. James Joyce and the Revolution of the Word. Palgrave Macmillan, 2002