Biography

Sarah Garland's research looks at the intersections of literary and visual style, and at the functions of the author, artist, reader and audience in acts of interpretation.  She has published in international collections and peer-reviewed journals on Gertrude Stein and food writing, on Roland Barthes, Susan Sontag and aestheticism, on baroque and modernist style, on Henry Miller, and on the American bestseller.  She is co-editor with Catherine Gander (QUB, Belfast), of Mixed Messages: American Correspondences in Verbal and Visual Practice (Manchester University Press, Sept 2016) and special edition of the European Journal of American Culture on the American Imagetext (2013). She is currently working on ‘Packaging Experience’, an interdisciplinary project on the American avant-garde multi-media magazine in a box, Aspen (1965-71).  She is also UK co-ordinator for AMS's teaching partnership with Temple University, Philadelphia, and won a UEA Excellence in Teaching Award in 2009 a UEA Teaching Fellowship in 2010, and a Students' Union Transforming Teaching award in 2015.

All Publications

Garland, S.

(2017)

Beckett in a box: Texts for Nothing 8 in Brian O’Doherty’s Aspen 5+6,

in Samuel Beckett and Contemporary Art.

Ibidem, Stuttgart

ISBN 9783838210797

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Gander, C., Garland, S.

(2016)

Envoi,

in Mixed messages : American correspondences in visual and verbal practices.

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-1-5261-0180-8

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Gander, C., Garland, S.

(2016)

Introduction,

in Mixed messages : American correspondences in visual and verbal practices.

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-1-5261-0180-8

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2016)

'Being kept in the dark can be a critical gesture': Arakawa and Madeline Gins' Mechanism of Meaning,

in Mixed messages : American correspondences in visual and verbal practices.

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-1-5261-0180-8

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Garland, S. (ed.), Gander, C.

(2016)

Mixed messages: American correspondences in visual and verbal practices,

Manchester University Press

ISBN 978-1-5261-0180-8

(Anthology)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2016)

A Hungry Eye: Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer, Text and Context,

in Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal

11

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2015)

A Surrealist Duet: Word and image in Into the Night Life with Henry Miller and Bezalel Schatz,

in Henry Miller : New Perspectives.

Bloomsbury

ISBN 9781628921267

(Chapter (peer-reviewed))

(Published)


Gander, C., Garland, S.

(2013)

Introduction: To fasten words again to visible things: The American imagetext,

in European Journal of American Culture

32

(2)

pp. 115-120

Full Text UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Garland, S. (ed.), Gander, C. (ed.)

(2013)

European Journal of American Culture,

(Other contribution)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2012)

Missing Numbers: The Partial History of the Bestseller,

in Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers, from Charlotte Temple to The Kite Runner.

Continuum

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2012)

Ornamentalism: Desire, Disavowal and Displacement in E.M. Hull's The Sheik,

in Must Read: Rediscovering American Bestsellers, from Charlotte Temple to the Kite Runner.

Continuum

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2010)

"The Dearest of Cemeteries": Henry Miller's Tropic of Cancer (1934) and its European Intertexts,

in European Journal of American Culture

29

(3)

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2009)

A cook book to be read. What about it?" Alice Toklas, Gertrude Stein and the Language of the Kitchen,

in Comparative American Studies

7 (1)

pp. 34-56

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2008)

"This temptation to be undone…" Sontag, Barthes, and the Uses of Style,

in Art & Life in Aestheticism: De-Humanizing Art, the Artist & the Artistic Receptor.

Palgrave Macmillan

pp. 189-207

ISBN 0230551165

UEA Repository

(Chapter)

(Published)


Garland, S.

(2007)

Second Sight - Reading Twentieth Century Self-Reflexive Fiction through the Baroque,

in Intertext 7.3

UEA Repository

(Article)

(Published)