Klapper Hall, Room 614
Nineteenth-century literature and material culture; domestic realism; marriage plot; disability studies; decorative arts; noncanonical writers; aestheticism; women’s writing; cultural studies; late-Victorian literature and culture; feminism and canon revision.
see www.taliaschaffer.com for more information.
Romance’s Rival: Familiar Marriage and Victorian Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2016.
Novel Craft: Fiction and the Victorian Domestic Handicraft, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Literature and Culture at the Fin de Siècle, Addison-Wesley Longman & Company, 2006. Edited, selected, and annotated 700-pp. teaching anthology.
The History of Sir Richard Calmady, by Lucas Malet, Birmingham University Press, 2003. Edited, wrote introduction and notes.
The Forgotten Female Aesthetes: Literary Culture in Late-Victorian England, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2000.
Women and British Aestheticism, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. Co-edited collection, with Kathy A. Psomiades, Duke University.
“The Silent Treatment of The Wings of the Dove: Ethics of Care and Late-James Style,” forthcoming in Henry James Review.
“Persuasion and Disability Studies,” in progress, forthcoming in Approaches to Teaching Jane Austen’s Persuasion, ed. Marcia Folsom and John Wiltshire.
“Some Chapter of Some Other Story: Henry James, Lucas Malet, and the Real Past of The Sense of the Past,” updated version of article originally published in The Henry James Review 1996, forthcoming in “Lucas Malet, Dissident Pilgrim: Critical Essays,” ed. Alexandra Gray and Jane Ford.
“Charlotte Brontë and Disability Studies,” forthcoming in Victorian Review special issue on Charlotte Brontë, ed. Elizabeth Meadows and Lauren Hoffer, Fall 2016.
“Disabling Marriage: Communities of Care in Our Mutual Friend” forthcoming in Re-Plotting Marriage: Engagement and Wedlock in the Long Nineteenth Century. Ed. Jill Galvan and Elsie Michie. Under consideration at Routledge.
Recent Articles and Book Chapters
“The Sensational Story of West Lynne: The Problem with Professionalism,” Women’s Writing (January 2016): 1-18. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09699082.2015.1130287.
“Why You Can’t Forgive Her: Vocational Women and the Suppressive Hypothesis.”Victorians Journal of Literature and Culture, Fall 2015. Guest-edited Deborah Denenholz Morse, editor Deborah Anna Logan, 15-34.
“Familiar Marriage: Cousin Love in Mansfield Park and Wuthering Heights.” Queer Victorian Families: Strange Relations in Literature. Ed. Duc Dau and Shale Preston. Routledge, 2015, 157-175. Awarded Honorable Mention for Best Article of 2015, Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
“Introduction: Extending Families”: special issue of Victorian Review, 39:2 (2013) With Kelly Hager (Simmons College), 7-21.
“The Novel and the New Woman.” The Oxford Handbook of the Victorian Novel. Edited Lisa Rodensky. Oxford University Press, 2013, 729-745.
“Women’s Work: The History of the Victorian Domestic Handicraft.” Artistry and Industry: The Crafting of the Woman Professional, 1830-1890. Ed. Tricia Zakreski and Kyriaki Hadjiafxendi. Ashgate, 2013, 27-42.
Spam prevention powered by Akismet