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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
Email: fmabee@fitchburgstate.edu

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)

Education:

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
Psychogeography
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