Jane Marcus

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Jane Marcus is a Distinguished English professor at the City University of New York and the City College of New York. She is a notable feminist critic, focusing mainly on modernist texts, particularly the works of Virginia Woolf. She taught at the University of Texas and helped found women's studies programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Texas. She is the mother of novelist Ben Marcus and portrayed in his book Notable American Women.


  • Virginia Woolf and the languages of patriarchy[1]
  • Virginia Woolf: A Feminist Slant (editor)
  • Art and Anger: Reading Like a Woman
  • The Young Rebecca West
  • Britannia Rules The Waves
  • A Key to a Room of One's Own
  • White Looks: Modernism, Primitivism and Nancy Cunard
  • Hearts of Darkness: White Women Write Race


  1. ^ Silverman, Stephen M. (18 February 2003). Purists Gets Nosey about Kidman's Role, People (magazine)

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