Prof Melba Cuddy-Keane

Prof Melba Cuddy-Keane

Prof Melba Cuddy-Keane Photo

Melba Cuddy-Keane is Emerita Professor, University of Toronto-Scarborough and emerita faculty member in the University of Toronto's Graduate Department of English.  Her specialist areas are modernism, narratology, and book history/print culture; her publications include Virginia Woolf, the Intellectual, and the Public Sphere (2003) and, co-authored with Adam Hammond and Alexandra Peat, Modernism: Keywords (2014).  Her work on narrative and cognition includes “Modernist Soundscapes and the Intelligent Ear: An Approach to Narrative through Auditory Perception” in A Companion to Narrative Theory (2005), “Narration, Navigation, and Non-conscious Thought: Neuroscientific and Literary Approaches to the Thinking Body” (UTQ 2010); “Movement, Space, and Embodied Cognition in To the Lighthouse” in the Cambridge Companion to that novel (2015) and “Mind-wandering and Mindfulness: A Cognitive Approach to Mrs. Dalloway and To the Lighthouse” forthcoming in Palgrave Macmillan’s New Casebook series.  She is a former President of both the Modernist Studies Association and the International Virginia Woolf Society.