Carole Maso

photo by Annette Hornischerphoto by Annette HornischerCarole Maso, Professor of Literary Arts
Office Location: Room 205, 68 1/2 Brown St.
Phone: (401) 863-3269

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Fall 2019 Courses

LITR 510 S. 02  The Pleasures of the Text
HIST 1964S S 01  Islands of the Mind

Spring 2020 Course

LITR 2700 S 01   Pedagogy Seminar

Carole Maso is the author of ten books. Her novels are Ghost Dance, The Art Lover, AVA, The American Woman in the Chinese Hat, Defiance and Mother & Child.  Forthcoming are the novels Eternity and the Dreamer, and What Does She See When She Closes Her Eyes?, and she continues to work on her twenty-year opus, The Bay of Angels. 

She is also the author of two sequences of poems in prose: Aureole, and Beauty is Convulsive, as well as of a book of essays, Break Every Rule, and a memoir, The Room Lit by Roses.

She is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including, most recently, the 2018  Berlin Prize.

Her areas of interest include fiction, poetry, the lyrical essay, film, history, music, theology, psychology, architecture, philosophy and environmental studies.

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