Dr. Gene M. Moore (b.1948), was a part of the English Faculty at the University of Amsterdam from 1985 until his retirement in 2013. Â He holds aÂ B.A. in English from Yale University (1969) and aÂ PhD in Comparative Literature fromÂ the University of Texas, Austin (1978). Before coming to the Netherlands, he taught French and German language and literature at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
Dr. Moore was co-editorÂ of the last two volumes of The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (Cambridge UP, 2007), andÂ edited Conrad’s last novel, Suspense (2011), for the Cambridge edition. He alsoÂ co-authoredÂ theÂ Oxford Reader’s Companion to Conrad (Oxford, 2000), andÂ published a casebook on Heart of Darkness with Oxford University Press (2004).Â For seventeen years, Dr. Moore was a Contributing Editor to The Conradian: Journal of the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.), andÂ he has edited a special issue of The Faulkner Journal on the subject of “Faulkner’s ‘Indians.'”
Dr. Mooreâ€™s main research interests are in modernism and literary theory, with particular attention to the works of Joseph Conrad, William Faulkner and Ford Madox Ford. OtherÂ interests include narratology, film adaptation, textual editing, and historical research.