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Harrington, Emily Marie Associate Professor

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Research

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  • 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.

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

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • ENGL 1250 - Introduction to Global Women's Literature
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Introduces global literature by women. Covers both poetry and fiction and varying historical periods. Acquaints students with the contribution of women writers to the literary tradition and investigates the nature of this contribution. Same as WGST 1250.
  • ENGL 3060 - Modern and Contemporary Literature for Nonmajors
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Close study of significant 20th-century poetry, drama, and prose works. Readings range from 1920s to the present.
  • ENGL 3856 - Topics in Genre Studies
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Studies special topics in genre studies; specially designed for English majors. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated for a total of 6 credit hours for different topics.
  • ENGL 4039 - Critical Thinking in English Studies
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Concerned with developments in the study of literature that have significantly influenced our conception of the theoretical bases for study and expanded our understanding of appropriate subject matter. May be repeated up to 9 total credit hours.
  • ENGL 4277 - Topics in Women's Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on areas of research interest in the study of women's literature, such as selected themes or critical issues. Students are expected to contribute original research to the topic under consideration. Same as WGST 4277.
  • ENGL 5059 - British Literature and Culture After 1800
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2018
    Introduces graduate level study of Romantic, Victorian, Modern and Postmodern writing. Emphasizes a wide range of genres, forms, historical background and secondary criticism. Cultivates research skills necessary for advanced graduate study. Topics will vary. May be repeated up to 6 total credit hours.
  • WGST 4277 - Topics in Women's Literature
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Focuses on areas of research interest in the study of women's literature, such as selected themes or critical issues. Students are expected to contribute original research to the topic under consideration. Same as ENGL 4277.

Background

International Activities

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