Co-Director, First Year Writing
Klapper Hall, Room 631
My research and teaching focus on Victorian literature and culture, especially poetry, also nineteenth-century translation. I also translate Swahili poetry, including poems of the Tanzanian modernist Euphrase Kezilahabi, and I teach a course on South African Life-Writing.
Undergraduate Courses: Introduction to Poetry (165W); Introduction to Literary Studies (170W); Victorian Poetry and Prose (324); South African Life-Writing (364); The Victorian Supernatural (391W)
Graduate (M.A.) Courses: Victorian Poetry and Poetics (724); Graduate Methodology (701)
Translation as Transformation in Victorian Poetry (Cambridge UP, 2015)
Selected Poems of Euphrase Kezilahabi, Edited and Translated by Annmarie Drury (Michigan State UP, 2015)
“Translation” and “Edward FitzGerald,” Blackwell Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, ed. by Dino Felluga, Pamela Gilbert, and Linda Hughes (2015)
“ ‘To a Gipsy Child by the Sea-Shore’ and Matthew Arnold’s Poetic Questions,” at the BRANCH Collective: www.branchcollective.org.
“Some for the Glories of the Sole: The Rubáiyát and FitzGerald’s Sceptical American Parodists,” in FitzGerald’s Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám: Popularity and Neglect, ed. Adrian Poole et al. (London: Anthem, 2011), 193-212.
“Accident, Orientalism and Edward FitzGerald as Translator,” Victorian Poetry 46, no.1 (Spring 2008): 37-53.
“The Hoe as We Know It: Translating a Contemporary Swahili Poet,” in Translating Others 2, ed. Theo Hermans (Manchester, UK and Northampton, MA: St. Jerome, 2006), 392-401.
Many poems in journals including The Paris Review, Raritan, and Western Humanities Review; poetic translations in journals including Raritan and MPT: Modern Poetry in Translation and online at Warscapes (http://www.warscapes.com) and Asymptote (http://www.asymptotejournal.com).
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