Joint PhD in Literary Studies / Theatre Studies in English

Graduate Faculty

University of Guelph
Wilfrid Laurier University

Susan Brown, BA (King's College and Dalhousie), MA (Dalhousie), PhD (Alberta).

Associate Professor (1997).

E-mail: sbrown@uoguelph.ca

Research Interests

Victorian literature; twentieth-century literature by women; feminist theory.

Selected recent articles

  • "Women and Literary History: Round Pegs in a Square Hole?" Co-authored with Patricia Clements and Isobel Grundy. Women and Literary History: 'For there she was.' Ed. Katherine Binhammer and Jeanne Wood. U of Delaware P, forthcoming.

  • "Can a Team Tag Consistently? Experiences on the Orlando Project." Co-authored with members of the Orlando Project. Markup Languages: Theory and Practice 2.2 (2000): 111-25.

  • "Dates and ChronStructs: Dynamic Chronology in the Orlando Project." Co-authored with members of the Orlando Project. Literary and Linguistic Computing 15.3 (2000): 265-89.

  • "The Victorian Poetess." The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry. Ed. Joseph Bristow. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000.

  • "SGML and the Orlando Project: Descriptive Markup for an Electronic History of Women's Writing." Co-authored with members of the Orlando Project. Computers and the Humanities 31.4 (1997).

  • "Tag Team: Computing, Collaborators, and the History of Women's Writing in the British Isles." Co-authored with Patricia Clements and Isobel Grundy, Terry Butler, Susan Hockey, Susan Fisher, Kate Carter, Kathryn Harvey, and Jeanne Wood. Technologising the Humanities / Humanitising the Technologies. Special issue of Computing in the Humanities Working Papers. Ed. R. G. Siemens and William Winder. Text Technology 8.3 (Autumn 1998).

  • "Paulette Jiles' Transnational Railway Ride: Generic Change and Economic Exchange in Sitting in the Club Car Drinking Rum and Karma Kola." Joint issue of Canadian Review of American Studies/American Review of Canadian Studies (1996).

  • "Pompilia: The Woman (in) Question." Victorian Poetry 34.1 (1996).

  • Work in progress on a variety of projects, including gender and genre in Victorian poetry, lesbian detective fiction, and, above all, The Orlando Project: An Integrated History of Women's Writing in the British Isles.

Awards

University of Guelph Faculty Association Special Merit Teaching Award, 1999.