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Annette Federico  

Interim Department Head

Office: Keezell 418
Phone: 540-568-3751
Email: federiar@jmu.edu
Office Hours: By appointment

Courses: Spring 2014
Eng 612: Topics in Theory & Cultural Studies: Close Reading: Form, Affect, & Ethics

Specialization:

Victorian literature

Education:
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

Interests:
Victorian literature, gender studies, Scottish literature

Publications:
Books

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
"Dorothea's Boudoir: Reading, Dream Work, and Ethical Perception," Texas Studies in           Literature and Language (forthcoming).

"The Violent Deaths of  Oliver Twist." PLL: Papers on Language and
          Literature
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
          Man
.” 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):
          359-79.
          
“Dickens and Disgust.” Dickens Studies Annual 29 (2000): 145-62.
           
“Marie Corelli and the New Woman.” Victorian Women Writers and The Woman
          Question
. Ed. Nicola Diane Thompson. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 1999.

“Marie Corelli: Aestheticism in Suburbia.” Women and British Aestheticism, 1860-
          1934
. 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
          Brontës
. 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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