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Faculty and Staff

George, Jackie

Ph.D., University of Michigan


Assistant Professor

Department: English
Office: JFT 204
Phone: (845) 257-2729
E-mail: georgej@newpaltz.edu
Website

Career History

2008-present, Assistant Professor of English, SUNY New Paltz

Teaching Interests

Jackie George specializes in British Romantic Literature. She regularly offers courses on a variety of authors and topics in eighteenth- and-nineteenth century British literature, including Jane Austen, Romanticism & Ecology, Romanticism & the Gothic.

Research/Creative Activity

Her research interests include the history of reading, Romantic subjectivity, British prose fiction of the 1820s and 30s, and topics in digital humanities.

Publications

“Confessions of a Mass Public: Reflexive Formations of Subjectivity in Early
Nineteenth-Century British Fiction.” Studies in the Novel 46.4 (2014). (forthcoming)

“Avatars in Edinburgh: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner and the Second
Life of Hogg’s Ettrick Shepherd. Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net. 62 (2012).

“’All these lovers of books have themselves become books!’: Leigh Hunt in his Library.”
Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 50.2-3 (2009): 245-261.

“Public Reading and Lyric Pleasure: Eighteenth-Century Elocutionary Debates and Poetic
Practices. ” ELH 76.2 (2009): 371-397.