Grace Lavery

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NationalityBritish
EducationLiterature
OccupationAssociate professor
OrganizationUniversity of California, Berkeley
Spouse(s)Daniel M. Lavery

Grace Lavery is a British writer and academic. She is an associate professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley. Lavery is the author of Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan (2019) and a forthcoming speculative memoir, Please Miss (2022).

Career

Lavery is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.[1] She specializes in Victorian literature and culture, trans feminist studies, and contemporary popular culture. She serves as editor of the journal Transgender Studies Quarterly.[2]

Quaint, Exquisite

Lavery’s book Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan was published by Princeton University Press in 2019.[3][4] The book explores East-West relations as an aesthetic problem, following the fantasy of "the idea of Japan" as it moves across literatures and media.[5] It won the North American Victorian Studies Association prize for best book of the year in 2019.[6]

Other work

Lavery is writing a speculative memoir of gender and genre transitions entitled Please Miss. It is forthcoming from Seal Press in 2022.[7]

Personal life

Lavery is married to writer Daniel M. Lavery. They live in Brooklyn, New York.[8]

References

  1. "Grace Lavery". english.berkeley.edu. Retrieved 2020-11-12.
  2. Pavia, Will. "Author Abigail Shrier faces threats after warning of trans epidemic". The Times. The Times. Retrieved 21 November 2020.
  3. Gordon, Peter (2019-05-13). ""Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan" by Grace E Lavery". Asian Review of Books. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  4. "Collations: Book Forum on Grace Lavery's Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan". V21. 2020-08-18. Retrieved 2020-11-23.
  5. Kalnay, Erica Kanesaka (2020-03-01). "Grace E. Lavery, Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan". Victoriographies. 10 (1): 115–117. doi:10.3366/vic.2020.0372. ISSN 2044-2416.
  6. "Prizes and Grants". NAVSA. Retrieved 23 November 2020.
  7. Lavery, Grace. "Please Miss". gracelavery.org.
  8. Parsons, Vic. "4 devoted and loving transgender couples who will make your heart melt: 'Trans love is a revolution'". Pink News. Pink News. Retrieved 23 November 2020.

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