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Marianne Noble

Associate Professor Department of Literature

Professor Noble's teaching and research interests include American literature, culture studies, and gender studies, with a particular emphasis on the construction of sexuality in nineteenth-century American women's literature. She is the author of The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton UP 2000), which won a Choice Outstanding Book Award. She has recently published articles on gothic and sentimental literature and is currently working on a book entitled Sympathy and the Quest for Genuine Human Contact in American Romanticism.

Degrees

PhD, Columbia University

Office
CAS - Literature
Battelle Tompkins - 214
Contact Info
(202) 885-2988 (Office)

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See Also
Literature Department

Teaching

  • Spring 2017

    • LIT-121 Rethinking Literature: Intimacy in American Lit
    • Description
  • Summer 2017

    • LIT-121 Rethinking Literature: Self Stories
    • Description
  • Fall 2017

    • LIT-737 Seminar in 19th C. Literature: Sympathy/Contact Amer Rom Lit
    • Description

AU Expert

Area of Expertise: Nineteenth-century American literature; sexuality studies; women's studies; authors: Twain, Stowe, Dickinson, Warner, Whitman; sentimental and Gothic literature; fluency in French

Additional Information: Marianne Noble's
teaching and research interests include American literature, culture studies, and gender studies, with a particular emphasis on the construction of sexuality in nineteenth-century American women's literature. She is the author of The Masochistic Pleasures of Sentimental Literature (Princeton University Press, 2000), which won a Choice Outstanding Book Award. She has recently published articles on Gothic and sentimental literature, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Frederick Douglass and is currently working on a book titled Sympathy and the Quest for Genuine Human Contact in American Romanticism.

Media Relations
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