Gene Moore

moore-g-mDr. Gene M. Moore (b.1948), was a part of the English Faculty at the University of Amsterdam from 1985 until his retirement in 2013.  He holds a B.A. in English from Yale University (1969) and a PhD in Comparative Literature from 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-editor of the last two volumes of The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad (Cambridge UP, 2007), and edited Conrad’s last novel, Suspense (2011), for the Cambridge edition. He also co-authored the Oxford Reader’s Companion to Conrad (Oxford, 2000), and published a casebook on Heart of Darkness with Oxford University Press (2004).  For seventeen years, Dr. Moore was a Contributing Editor to The Conradian: Journal of the Joseph Conrad Society (U.K.), and he has edited a special issue of The Faulkner Journal on the subject of “Faulkner’s ‘Indians.'”

Dr. Moore’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. Other interests include narratology, film adaptation, textual editing, and historical research.

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