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Marianne Noble

Associate Professor
Department of Literature

  • Professor Noble's teaching and research interests include American literature, culture studies, and gender studies, with a particular emphasis on the construction of sexuality in nineteenth-century American women's literature. She is the author of The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton UP 2000), which won a Choice Outstanding Book Award. She has recently published articles on gothic and sentimental literature and is currently working on a book entitled Sympathy and the Quest for Genuine Human Contact in American Romanticism.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Columbia University
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Area of Expertise: Nineteenth-century American literature; sexuality studies; women's studies; authors: Twain, Stowe, Dickinson, Warner, Whitman; sentimental and Gothic literature; fluency in French

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teaching and research interests include American literature, culture studies, and gender studies, with a particular emphasis on the construction of sexuality in nineteenth-century American women's literature. She is the author of The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton University Press, 2000), which won a Choice Outstanding Book Award. She has recently published articles on Gothic and sentimental literature, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Frederick Douglass and is currently working on a book titled Sympathy and the Quest for Genuine Human Contact in American Romanticism.

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