McCrea, Barry

 

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Barry McCrea is from Dublin, Ireland. After a B.A. in Spanish and French at Trinity College, Dublin, he moved to the United States to do a Ph.D. in comparative literature at Princeton.  He is currently associate professor of Comparative Literature at Yale.  Besides In the Company of Strangers (Columbia, 2011), Barry McCrea is the author of novel, The First Verse (Carroll & Graf, 2005) and Minor Languages and the Modernist Literary Imagination (forthcoming from Yale in 2012).


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On his book In the Company of Strangers: Family and Narrative in Dickens, Conan Doyle, Joyce, and Proust
(Our Cover Feature of October 10, 2011)