Deirdre d'Albertis

Deirdre d'Albertis
Deirdre d'Albertis 
B.A., Barnard College; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Author, Dissembling Fictions: Elizabeth Gaskell and the Victorian Social Text and volume editor, Elizabeth Gaskelli's Ruth.  Current projects include Femina Faber: Victorian Women, Writing Work and the Work of Writing along with a study of transnational feminist networks in England, Europe, and the United States focused through the relationship of Swedish novelist Fredrika Bremer and her English translator Mary Howitt.  Essays on George Eliot, Charlotte and Emily Bronte, Margaret Oliphant, and Mary Howitt as well as reviews have appeared in Nineteenth-Century Contexts;  Victorian Studies; Studies in English Literature; Victorians Institute Journal; Journal of the History of Sexuality; and Review. Grants and awards: National Endowment for the Humanities summer stipend and American Association of University Women American Fellowship. Areas of interest: Victorian literature and culture, gender and sexuality studies, history of the novel, environmental approaches to literature and post-apocalyptic narrative; women and leadership, public education and the study of literature.

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