Debora Van Durme


Lic. (Ghent, 2003), Ba Philosophy (Leuven, 2004), M.St. English (Oxford, 2005)

Doctoral Researcher FWO 2005-2010; English Literature Assistant

Research interests 
  • Modernist poetry
  • Literature and music
  • Ezra Pound, Mina Loy, Amy Lowell, Edith Sitwell
Research project
  • "Amphions of Modernism: Music in/& the Poetry of Ezra Pound, Amy Lowell, Mina Loy and Edith Sitwell"
    Supervisor: Prof. dr. Marysa Demoor

Publications in International  Peer-Reviewed Journals

  • with Sarah Posman and Marysa Demoor (eds.). Special Issue "Melodies  and Modernisms", accepted for publication in Texas Studies in  Literature and Language, to appear in 2011. 
  • "Conjuring Melodies from Arid Air: Mina Loy and Pound?s Melopoeia",  The Cambridge Quarterly 37.3, Sept 2008, pp. 324-348 
  • "Edith Sitwell's Carnivalesque Song: Façade and Popular Music",  Mosaic 41.2, June 2008, pp. 93-110


  • Ba1: US History and Culture (part of "Geschiedenis en Cultuur van de  Angelsaksische Landen)
  • Ba1: Engelse Letterkunde I
  • Ba2: Engelse Letterkunde II: Historisch overzicht: oefeningen