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Victor Xavier Zarour Zarzar
Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY
Program: Comparative Literature
Areas of Concentration: Elena Ferrante, theory of the novel, the English 19th century novel
Languages and Literatures: Spanish, English, Italian, French
Country of origin: Mexico
Publications: "Authoring Desire: Great Expectations and the Bildungsroman." Dickens Quarterly, vol. 36 no. 4, 2019, p. 347-361. Project MUSE

"Bumping into the Novelistic Scaffolding: Narrative Structure in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels," Contemporary Women's Writing, vpz016,

 “The Grammar of Abandonment in I giorni dell’abbandono.” Modern Language Notes 135, 2020 (forthcoming).

Review of Nancy K. Miller's My Brilliant Friends. Contemporary Women's Writing, March 2019.

“A Strange Geometry: On the Poetry of Moira Egan.” NeMLA Italian Studies XL, 2019.

Review of Lisa Mullenneaux’s Naples' Little Women. gender/sexuality/italy 5, 2018. 
"Language in Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels.” American Association of Teachers of Italian Online Working Papers, 2016.
“Fabricating Stories.” Arcade: A digital salon of Stanford University, 2016.

“Do Not Touch Me” and “A Homely Odyssey.” Anamesa: An Interdisciplinary Journal, Spring 2016.
Alumni Information
Graduated: 2018