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Annette Federico  

Associate Department Head

Office: Keezell 418
Phone: 540-568-6298
Email: federiar@jmu.edu
Office Hours: M 5-5:30pm, W 2:30-4pm

Courses: Spring 2016
Eng 236: Survey of English Literature II: 18th century-Modern (with Julie Sorge Way)
Eng 640: Studies in Nineteenth-Century British Literature


Victorian literature

Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1989
M.A., Case Western Reserve University, 1986
B.A., Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College, 1982
Trinity College, Carmarthen, Wales, 1980-81

Victorian literature, gender studies, Scottish literature


Engagements with Close Reading. Routledge Engagements with Literature. Routledge,           2015.

Gilbert and Gubar’s The Madwoman in the Attic after Thirty Years, ed. (University
          of Missouri Press, 2009).

Idol of Suburbia: Marie Corelli and Late-Victorian Literary Culture (University Press
          of  Virginia, 2000).

Masculine Identity in Hardy and Gissing (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1991).

Selected articles since 1994
“Stevenson’s Mortal Questions.” Victorians Institute Journal 42.2 (2014): 1-31.

“Dorothea’s Boudoir: Reading, Dream Work, and Ethical Perception.” Texas Studies in           Literature and Language 56.5 (Winter 2014): 400-27. Winner of the Tony Hilfer
          Award for Best Essay in TSLL 2014.

"The Violent Deaths of  Oliver Twist." PLL: Papers on Language and
47.4 (Fall 2011): 363-385.

“Thomas Hardy’s The Well-Beloved: Love’s Descent.” ELT: English Literature
          in Transition
50.3 (2007): 269-90.

“Making Do: George Orwell’s Coming Up for Air.” Studies in the Novel 37.1 (2005): 50-63.

“Irony, Ethics, and Self-Fashioning in George Moore’s Confessions of a Young
.” Marketing the Author: Authorial Personae, Narrative Selves and
          Self-Fashioning, 1880-1930
. Ed. Marysa Demoor. London: Palgrave, 2004. 96-113.

David Copperfield and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Victorian Studies 46.1 (2003): 69-95.
“Being Torn: The Mill on the Floss.” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 12 (2001):
“Dickens and Disgust.” Dickens Studies Annual 29 (2000): 145-62.
“Marie Corelli and the New Woman.” Victorian Women Writers and The Woman
. Ed. Nicola Diane Thompson. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1999.

“Marie Corelli: Aestheticism in Suburbia.” Women and British Aestheticism, 1860-
. Eds. Talia Schaffer and Kathy Alexis Psomiades. Charlottesville:
          University Press of Virginia, 2000.

“Samuel Butler’s The Way of All Flesh: Rewriting the Family.” ELT: English Literature
          in Transition
38.4 (1995): 466-82.     

“The Other Case: Gender and Narration in Charlotte Brontë’s The Professor.” PLL:
          Papers on  Language and Literature
30.4 (1994): 323-45.  Reprinted in The
. Ed. Patricia Ingham. London: Longman, 2002; Nineteenth-
          Century Literature Criticism
(2002); The Brontës: Critical Assessments. Ed.
          Eleanor McNees. Sussex: Helm, 1995.

“Books for Boys: Violence and Representation in Kidnapped and Catriona.”
          Victorians Institute Journal
22 (1994): 115-33.




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