Dr. Annamaria Formichella Elsden

Professor of English

Interim Dean, School of Education & Exercise Science

B.A., English, University of New Hampshire
M.F.A., Creative Writing, Emerson College
M.A., English & American Literature, Tufts University
Ph.D., American Literature, Tufts University

Dr. Formichella-Elsden's professional engagement encompasses both creative writing and scholarly criticism. As a creative writer, she has published fiction and poetry in several literary magazines, As a scholar, she focuses on nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, specifically the contributions and accomplishments of women authors.  In addition to critical articles that have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, her book-length critical work, Roman Fever: Domesticity and Nationalism in Ninteenth-Century American Women's Writing, was published by the Ohio State University Press. 

Programs

English

Courses

Survey of American Literature, Creative Writing, Introduction to Literary Theory, Senior Seminar, Introduction to Gender & Women's Studies, Coming of Age in America, Literature By and About Women

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