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Faculty Directory » Frank Mabee

English Studies

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Monday & Wednesday 11:00-12:15

Office Information:

Room Number: Miller Hall 203
Phone: 978-665-4832

Courses Taught:

British Romanticism (ENGL 4080)
Major Authors: William Blake
Transatlantic Literature (ENGL 3092)
Approaches to English Studies (ENGL 2999)
British Literature II: Pepys to Shelley (ENGL 2210)
World Literature II (ENGL 2500)
Writing I: Race and Gender in Horror
Writing II: Punk, Style and Rebellion

Romantic Women Writers (ENGL 9025) (graduate seminar) 
Literary Theory (ENGL 9000) (graduate seminar)
Gothic Returns: Literature and the Uncanny (graduate seminar)
Romantic Revolutions: English Radicalism in the 1790s (graduate seminar)


Ph.D. English Literature, University of Southern California
M.A. English Literature, University of Southern California
B.A. English, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, University of Tennessee

Research Interests:

Romantic Literature and Culture
The Gothic
Radicalism and Revolutionary Culture and Historiography
Transatlantic Culture
Cultural Studies
The Long Eighteenth Century
Critical Theory
Gender Studies
The Novel
Lyric Poetry
Working-Class and Plebeian Studies

Current Projects:

Maritime Radicalism and British Romanticism (book manuscript)

“Mutineers and Rioters: The Significance of Sailors in Gaskell’s North and South.” Under submission to Narrative.

Representative Publications:

Book Chapter. “‘The Sea as Green Fields’: Calenture and Wordsworth’s Rural Ocean.” The Hungry Ocean: The Maritime Environment in English Literature, 1600-1950. Ed. Steven Mentz. Collection under review for Ashgate Press, 2014.

Book Review. Alex Benchimol, Intellectual Politics and Cultural Conflict in the Romantic Period: Scottish Whigs, English Radicals and the Making of the British Public Sphere (Ashgate, 2010). European Journal of English Studies. 16.2 (2012): 180-182.

Article. “The Spithead Mutiny and Urban Radicalism in the 1790s.” Romanticism 13.2 (2007): 133-144.

Professional Affiliations:

Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies
Modern Language Association
North American Society for the Study of Romanticism
Wordsworth-Coleridge Association