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Research Interests for Kathy A. Psomiades

Research Interests: British Literature; Victorian Literature

Kathy Psomiades works on Victorian literature and culture. She is author of Beauty's Body: Femininity and Representation in British Aestheticism (Stanford, 1997), and co-editor, with Talia Schaffer of Women and British Aestheticism (Virginia, 1999). She has been the recipient of an NEH fellowship, and a Kaneb award for undergraduate teaching at the University of Notre Dame. Her current book project, Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel, examines the intersections between the novel and anthropology in the second half of the nineteenth century.

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Recent Publications
  1. Psomiades, KA, Primitive Marriage: Victorian Anthropology and the Novel (October, 2015)
  2. Psomiades, KA, Hidden Meaning: Andrew Lang, H. Rider Haggard, Sigmund Freud, and Interpretation, Romanticism on the Net: an Electronic Journal Devoted to Romantic Studies no. 64 (January, 2014), Consortium Erudit [doi[abs]
  3. PSOMIADES, KA, Polygenist Ecosystems: Robert Knox’s The Races of Man (1850), Victorian Review, vol. 36 no. 2 (October, 2010), pp. 32-36, ISSN 0848-1512 [41413848]
  4. PSOMIADES, KA, The Marriage Plot in Theory, Novel a Forum on Fiction, vol. 43 no. 1 (Spring, 2010), pp. 53-59, Duke University Press, ISSN 0029-5132 [27764369], [doi]
  5. Psomiades, KA, He Knew He Was Right: the Sensational Tyranny of the Sexual Contract and the Problem of Liberal Politics, in The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels, edited by Markwick, M; Morse, DD; Gagnier, R (January, 2009), pp. 31-44, Ashgate Publishing Ltd., ISBN 0754663892 [abs]

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