Dr. Lorraine DiCicco

Dr. Lorraine DiCicco

Dr. Lorraine DiCicco

Professor Emerita

Phone: 4558
Email: ldicicco@uwo.ca


  • Ph.D. University of Western Ontario
  • M.A. University of Western Ontario
  • B.Ed. Althouse College, University of Western Ontario
  • B.A. King’s College, University of Western Ontario


American Literature, Poetry, A. R. Ammons, Women Writers

Selected Publications

“Single White Female: America’s Cultural Hermaphrodite.” Pratiques et esthetique de la deviance en amerique du nord. P. Antolin and A. Schmitt, eds. Bordeaux, FR: Presses Universitaires de Bordeaux, 2012. pp. 53-67.

“The Enfreakment of America''s Jeune Fille à Marier: Lily Bart to Carrie Bradshaw.” Journal of Modern Literature. 33:3 (Spring 2010): 78–98.

“A. R. Ammons’s Comic Strip Glare: Lit(t)erary Musings About Nothing.” Mississippi Quarterly. 59:2 (Spring 2006): 187-205.

“From Paterson to Garbage, or from Refuge to Refuse: America Goes to the Dumps.” Landscapes of Memory. Isabel Capeloa Gil, Richard Trewinnard, and Maria Laura Pires, eds. Lisbon, Portugal: Universidade Católica Portuguesa, 2004. 97- 106.

“The Dis-ease of Katherine Anne Porter’s Greensick Girls in ‘Old Mortality’.” The Southern Literary Journal. 33:2 (Spring 2001): 80-98.

Garbage: A. R. Ammons’s Tape for the Turn of the Century.” Papers on Language and Literature 32:2 (Spring 1996): 166-88.