Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Writing by Women, Age Studies, Histories of the Novel, Historiography, Jane Austen, Jane and Anna Maria Porter, Feminist Theory and Criticism


PhD, English (with certification in Women’s Studies), SUNY-Stony Brook, 1993
BA, English, Augsburg College, 1989

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Other Publications

The Making of Jane Austen. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2017. http://www.makingjaneausten.com/

Women Writers and Old Age in Great Britain, 1750–1850. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008.http://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/women-writers-and-old-age-great-britain-1750–1850

British Women Writers and the Writing of History, 1670–1820. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000 (paperback, 2005).http://jhupbooks.press.jhu.edu/content/british-women-writers-and-writing-history-1670-1820

Cambridge Companion to Women’s Writing of the Romantic Period. Ed. Devoney Looser. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/literature/english-literature-1700-1830/cambridge-companion-womens-writing-romantic-period?format=PB%3Fformat%3DPB

Generations: Academic Feminists in Dialogue. Ed. E. Ann Kaplan and Devoney Looser. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1997. http://www.upress.umn.edu/book-division/books/generations

Jane Austen and Discourses of Feminism. Ed. Devoney Looser. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 1995.http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/jane-austen-and-discourses-of-feminism-devoney-looser/?k=9780333638729

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American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS)
International Conference on Romanticism (ICR)
Jane Austen Society of North America (JASNA)
Keats-Shelley Association of America (K-SAA)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR)

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