Faculty and Staff Directory
C. Wallace Martin Professor
Louise Fry Scudder Professor of Liberal Arts
Department of English Language and Literature
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PhD, Northwestern University
Areas of Specialization
• British Romanticism
• Women Writers
• History of the Book
• Carol Jones Carlisle Research Award in Women’s and Gender Studies, 2012.
• Distinguished Scholar Award, Keats-Shelley Association of America, 2007.
• Mortar Board Teaching Award, 1997.
• GEA Mentor of the Year, 1993, 1994, 1995.
• Josephine Abney Faculty Fellowship for Research in Women’s Studies.
• Teacher of the Year, University of South Carolina English Department, 1986.
• The Collected Poetry of Mary Tighe, ed. with Brian C. Cooney; forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press, October 9, 2016.
• Helen Maria Williams, Peru and Peruvian Tales. Ed. with others (Broadview Press, 2014)
• The Keepsake for 1829.(Broadview Encore Edition, Broadview Press, 2006)
• A Century of Sonnets: The Romantic-Era Revival, 1750-1850 Ed. with Daniel Robinson (New York: Oxford University Press, New York, 1999). Reprinted in paperback, 2002.
• British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: 1770-1840 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997). Reprinted in paperback, 2000.
• Felicia Hemans, Records of Woman: With Other Poems. Editor (Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1999).
• Romantic Women Writers: Voices and Countervoices. Ed. with Theresa M. Kelley (Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England, 1995).
• The Journals of Mary Shelley. Editor, with Diana Scott-Kilvert, 2 vols. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1987). Paperback reprint, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
SCHOLARLY BOOKS IN PROGRESS
• Anna Letitia Barbauld: Complete Works, Volume II: Writings for Children and Young Persons, ed. with William McCarthy; forthcoming from Oxford University Press.
• The Collected Poetry of Mary Tighe, ed. with Brian Cooney; forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press.
• “Duck Out of Water,” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, 17.1 (winter 2010): 163-65).
• "Women, Literary Annuals, and the Evidence of Inscriptions," Keats-Shelley Journal (winter 2006): 54-62.
• "Women Poets and Anonymity in the Romantic Era" in New Literary History, vol. 33, no. 2 (Spring 2002): 279-289. Reprinted in Authorship, Commerce and the Public: Scenes of Writing, 1750-1850. Ed. E.J. Clery, Caroline Franklin, Peter Garside (Hampshire: Palgrave, 2002): 44-53.
• "Endurance and Forgetting: What the Evidence Suggests" in Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the Doors of Reception. Ed. Stephen Behrendt and Harriet Linkin (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999): 15-21.
• "The Poet and the Profits: Felicia Hemans and the Literary Marketplace," Keats-Shelley Journal 46 (summer 1997): 148-76. Reprinted in Women's Poetry, Late Romantic to Late Victorian: Gender and Genre, 1830-1900. Eds. Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain (London: Macmillan, 1999): 71-101.
• “How Their Audiences Knew Them: Forgotten Media and the Circulation of Poetry by Women” in Approaches to Teaching the Women Romantic Poets eds. Stephen Behrendt and Harriet Linkin (New York: MLA, 1997): 32-39.
• “Felicia Hemans and the Mythologizing of Blake’s Death.” Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly 27:3 (Winter 1993/94): 69-72.
• “Probing the Psychological Mystery of Frankenstein” in Approaches to Teaching Shelley’s ‘Frankenstein,’ ed. Stephen C. Behrendt (New York: Modern Language Association, 1990): 67-77.
• “Mary Shelley and the Genesis of Moore’s Life of Byron.” Studies in English Literature, 20 (Autumn 1980): 611 620.
• “Letters Unravel the Mystery of Trelawny’s American Years,” Manuscripts, 32 (1980): 168 185.
• “Shelley, Mrs. Mason and the Devil Incarnate: An Unpublished Poem,” Library Journal of the University of Texas at Austin, N.S.12 (1979): 21-29.
• “Biography and the Literary Executor: The Case of Mary Shelley,” The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America, 72 (1978): 287 297.
SELECTED WEB PROJECTS
• General Editor, Literary Annuals Collection, Thomas, Cooper Library Digital Collections
• Romantic Era Lyrics, a collaborative, interdisciplinary, project designed to bring to life the musical dimension of Romantic-era poetry and make widely available, on the internet, audio recordings of performances for streaming or downloading, accompanied by contextual information and high resolution images of original musical scores.