Lise Jaillant

Dr. Lise Jaillant is lecturer (assistant professor) in the School of the Arts, English and Drama at Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She specializes in Anglo-American literary modernism and book history/digital humanities. Her first book, Modernism, Middlebrow and the Literary Canon – the Modern Library Series, 1917-1955, was published by Routledge. Her second monograph, Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers' Series and the Avant-Garde, has recently been published by Edinburgh University Press. She has received a British Academy Rising Engagement Award (2017–’18) and fellowships from institutions such as the Andrew W. Mellon foundation, the Humboldt foundation, the Harry Ransom Center in Austin (Texas), the Bibliographical Society of America, and the Newberry Library in Chicago.


ARTICLES FEATURING LISE

Marketing Modernism

Loren Glass surveys the many strengths of Lise Jaillant's "Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers’ Series and the Avant-Garde."...


Serious Series

Does the Modern Library's creation of a “common reader” prove the role of marketing in canon formation?...

Serious Series


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