Victoria Aarons |
Trinity University, San Antonio
Victoria Aarons holds the position of O.R. & Eva Mitchell Distinguished Professor of Literature in the English Department at Trinity University, where she teaches courses on American Jewish and Holocaust Literatures. She is the author of several books, including A Measure of Memory: Storytelling and Identity in American Jewish Fiction and What Happened to Abraham? Reinventing the Covenant in American Jewish Fiction, both recipients of a Choice Award for Outstanding Academic Book. Her work has appeared in a number of scholarly venues, including The Cambridge Companion to Philip Roth, The Cambridge Companion to American Novelists, and The Cambridge Companion to American Fiction After 1945, Studies in American Jewish Literature, Modern Jewish Studies, Contemporary Literature, Philip Roth Studies, and Shofar, and she is a contributor to the two volume compendia Holocaust Literature: An Encyclopedia of Writers and Their Work. She is currently editing The Cambridge Companion to Saul Bellow, and the forthcoming collections, Bernard Malamud: A Centennial Tribute (Wayne State UP) and Third-Generation Holocaust Narratives: The Intergenerational Transmission of Memory, Longing, and Loss (Lexington Books/Roman & Littlefield). Her book, Third-Generation Holocaust Representation: Trauma, History, and Memory, co-authored with Alan L. Berger, is forthcoming from Northwestern Univeresity Press.
Essays in Partial Answers
Faces in a Sea of Suffering : The Human Predicament in Saul Bellow’s The Victim
Volume 14, issue 1, January 2016
Episodes in the History of Ideas