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Harrington, Emily Marie Associate Professor


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research overview

  • Emily Harrington works on Victorian poetry, 19th century British literature, aestheticism, women writers and poetics. Her book, Second Person Singular: Late Victorian Women Poets and the Bonds of Verse, came out in the Victorian Literature and Culture Series at the University of Virginia Press in 2014. Her essays have appeared in Victorian Poetry, Victorian Studies, Nineteenth-Century Literature, Literature Compass, and the Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry. She is currently working on ideas about waiting, delay, deferral and temporality in Victorian poetry.


  • Victorian poetry, fin-de-siècle culture, women writers, poetics


selected publications


courses taught

  • ENGL 4830 Honors Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 5059 British Literature and Culture After 1800 (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • ENGL 4039 Critical Thinking in English Studies (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 4277 Topics in Women's Literature (Fall 2018)
  • WGST 4277 Topics in Women's Literature (Fall 2018)
  • ENGL 3856 Topics in Genre Studies (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 4830 Honors Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 5059 British Literature and Culture After 1800 (Spring 2018)
  • ENGL 8999 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)