Mary Ann Gillies



  • BA (Alberta)
  • MPhil, DPhil (Oxford)


Mary Ann teaches and publishes in late nineteenth and early twentieth century British literature and Anglo-American modernism. She is the author of Henri Bergson and British Modernism (McGill-Queen’s, 1995); The Professional Literary Agent in Britain: 1880-1920 (Toronto, 2007); co-author with Aurelea Mahood of Modernist Literature: An Introduction (Edinburgh, 2007); co-editor with Helen Sword and Steven Yao of Pacific Rim Modernisms (Toronto, 2009). Her most recent publication was Virginia Woolf and the Common(wealth) Reader: Selected Papers from the Twenty-Third Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf (Clemson, 2014) co-edited with Helen Wussow. She is currently at work on a book about Emily Carr, Katherine Mansfield, and Virginia Woolf; and is beginning a project on trauma theory and detective fiction.