David Kurnick (Rutgers New Brunswick) works on the history of the novel, narrative theory, sociology and literature, and sexuality and gender. He is the author of Empty Houses: Theatrical Failure and the Novel (Princeton, 2012). In addition to his research on the Victorian and modernist novel, Kurnick has worked on modern Latin American fiction. He has published essays on the contemporary writers César Aira and Roberto Bolaño and translated Julio Cortázar’s 1975 novella Fantomas versus the Multinational Vampires (Semiotext[e], 2014). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in boundary 2, ELH, PMLA, Raritan, Victorian Studies, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, Victorian Literature and Culture, The Henry James Review, GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, The Oxford History of the Novel in English, Vol. 3: 1820-1880, Literature Compass, and Public Books.
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