Ph.D., University of Michigan
Office: JFT 204
Phone: (845) 257-2729
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and by appointment
2008-present, Assistant Professor of English, SUNY New Paltz
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, as well as genre studies.
Her research interests include the history of reading, Romantic subjectivity, British prose fiction of the 1820s and 30s, and topics in digital humanities.
“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. (Forthcoming)
“’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.