Anett K.

Anett K.  Jessop

Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing


Literature and Languages

Anett K. Jessop

Anett K.  Jessop

Title: Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing
Department: Literature and Languages
Building: CAS 248


Ph.D., English, University of California, Davis

M.A., Creative Writing, University of Minnesota 

B.F.A., Minneapolis College of Art and Design


Anett K. Jessop, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of English at The University of Texas at Tyler, where she teaches 20th- and 21st-century American literature and creative writing. Recent publications include “’Untranslatable’ women: Laura Riding’s classical modernist fiction” (The Classics in Modernist Translation, 2019); “Modernist Revisionist Mythmaking: Laura Riding’s Lilithian Poetics” (Women Poets and Myth in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 2018); The Classical Past and ‘the history of ourselves’: Laura Riding’s Trojan Woman” (Brill’s Companion to Classical Receptions: International Modernism and the Avant-Garde, 2017); “Geopoetics and Historical Modernism: Gertrude Stein, Laura Riding and Robert Graves in Mallorca, 1912–1936” (Mediterranean Modernism; Intercultural Exchange and Aesthetic Development, 1880-1945, 2016)**Awarded the South Atlantic Modern Languages Association Book Award, 2017; “Modernisms, Pure English and Poetry: Laura (Riding) Jackson’s ‘Linguistic Ultimate’” (Inventive Linguistics, 2010). Forthcoming include “Gertrude Stein Off Center in Spain, 1901-1916” (Nomadic New Women 1900-1945: Exile and Border-Crossing between Spain and the Americas) and “Modernism for Girls: Laura Riding’s Glossaries and Guides, 1927-1940” (Children’s Association Quarterly Journal). She serves as Vice President of North America for The Robert Graves Society and she is also an Editorial as well as Advisory Board Member of the Robert Graves Review.

Additionally, Dr. Jessop has contributed chapters on Anglophone modernist and contemporary women writers to the Oxford University Press’s Encyclopedia of American Literature and Greenwood Press’s Contemporary American Women Poets. Her essays on the 20th-century Iranian poets Nima Yushij and Forugh Farrokhzad appeared in Companion to 20th-Century World Poetry. Scholarly reviews, creative writing, arts reviews, and artwork have also appeared in H-Net Reviews, The Agassiz Review, The New Art Examiner, Magazine of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, The Minnesota Daily, The Lake Street Review, Jaw Magazine, ArtPolice, Berlitz, Una/Duessa, Loonfeather, Minnesota Women’s Press, Sacramento Poetry Now, Aufgabe.

Current works-in-progress include a book on feminist historiography, an introduction to an unpublished modernist play, and a collection of poetry.

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