Nebraska Authors

Rhonda Garelick

A professor and scholar in the fields of performance, fashion, and literature, Rhonda Garelick is a varied author whose work has been published in New York Times, New York Newsday, the International Herald Tribune and the Sydney Morning Herald.

Places Lived

New Haven, CT
New London, CT
Boulder, CO
New York, NY
Lincoln, NE
Princeton, NJ

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction


History; Culture; Fashion; Performance; Nonfiction; Literary Criticism; Women


Bachelor of Arts Degree, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Master of Arts Degree in French and Comparative Literature, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Ph.D., Yale University, New Haven, CT
Graduate work at both the University of Paris/VII and the Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, FRANCE


Professor of Performing Arts and English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Director of the Interdisciplinary Arts Symposium, Hixson-Lied College

Places Worked

Yale University, New Haven, CT
University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO
Columbia University, New York, NY
Connecticut College, New London, CT
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ


John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, 2006
American Association of Museums, 2011 Book of Critical Interest


Rising Star: Dandyism, Gender, and Performance in the Fin de Siècle. 1998.
Electric Salome: Loie Fuller's Performance of Modernism. 2007.
Fabulous Harlequin: ORLAN and the Patchwork Self. 2010.
Antigone in Vogue: Coco Chanel and the Myths of Fashion. 2010.
Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History. 2014.

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Rhonda Garelick

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