Joseph Allen Boone

Professor of English and Comparative Literature

University of Southern California

Professor Boone researches the novel as genre, gender and queer studies, narrative theory, and modernism. He is the author of four books: The Homoerotics of Orientalism (Columbia University Press, 2015), Queer Frontiers: Millennial Geographies, Genders, Go West and Generations (University of Wisconsin Press, 2000), Libidinal Currents: Sexuality and the Shaping of Modernism (University of Chicago Press, 1998), and Engendering Men: The Question of Male Feminist Criticism (Routledge, 1990), and Tradition Counter Tradition: Love and the Form of Fiction (U of Chicago Press, 1987).

His articles have appeared in publications such as PMLA, Novel, Contemporary Literature, Modern Fiction Studies, and South Atlantic Quarterly.