Faculty Directory » Aruna Krishnamurthy

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2017
Monday & Wednesday - 12:30-1:45

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 214A
Phone: 978-665-3247
Email: akrishnamurthy@fitchburgstate.edu

Courses Taught:

Eighteenth-Century Novel
South Asian Literature (ENGL 3710)
Literary Criticism
Romanticism
Postcolonial Literature
Classic to Romantic
Approaches to Literature
World Literature II (ENGL 2500)
British Literature: From Pepys to Shelley (ENGL 2210)
British Literature: From Bronte to Rushdie (ENGL 2220)
Revisiting the Romantics (graduate)
Literary Theory (graduate)
Theory and History of the Novel (graduate)

Education:

Ph.D. English, University of Florida
M.A. English, with Honors, Delhi University
B.A. English, with Honors, Delhi University

Research Interests:

Travel Writings in India during the British Empire
Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Class and Gender Issues

Current Projects:

British Travel Writing in India during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Representative Publications:

Book

The Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century England, ed. and intro. by Aruna Krishnamurthy, Ashgate: UK, 2009.

“Introduction,” in Making of the Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century England.

“Coffee-House vs. Ale-House: Notes on the Making of the Eighteenth-Century Working-Class Intellectual,” in Making of the Working-Class Intellectual in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century England.

Essay and Journal Publications

“‘The Constant Action of our Lab’ring Hands’: Mary Collier’s Demystification of Work and Womanhood in the Early Eighteenth Century,” in Everyday Revolutions: Eighteenth-Century Women Transforming the Public and Private, edited by Marta Kvande and Diane E. Boyd, University of Delaware Press, 2008.

“‘Assailing the THING’: Politics of Space in William Cobbett’s Rural Rides,” in Cardiff Corvey: Reading The Romantic Text. No. 7 (December 2001).

“‘More Than Abstract Knowledge:’ Friedrich Engels in Industrial Manchester.” Journal of Victorian Literature and Culture. 28.2 (2000): 427-48.

Professional Affiliations:

ASCES, MLA