Dr. Paul Marchbanks


Paul Marchbanks

Associate Professor

 

 

 

Office: 47-35A
Phone: 756-2159
E-mail:

faculty office hours

Upcoming Courses

(subject to change)

Spring 2017

ENGL 231 - Masterworks of British Literature: Late 18th Century to the Present
ENGL 304 - Core V: 1861-1914

Education

Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
M.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2000
B.S. Centre College, 1993 

Teaching and Research Interests

Nineteenth-century poetry and poetics
The Victorian novel
Literary and cinematic representations of disability, particularly cognitive/intellectual disability
British and Irish modernism
Apocalyptic and dystopic narratives

Publications

"Scary Truths: Morality and the Differently Abled Mind in Lars von Trier's The Kingdom."  Transnational Horror Cinema: Bodies of Excess and the Global Grotesque.  Eds. Raphael Raphael and Sophia Siddique Harvey.  Palgrave Macmillan, March 2017. 157-74.

“A Space, A Place: Visions of a Disabled Community in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and The Last Man.”  Demons of the Body and Mind: Essays on Disability in Gothic Literature. Ed. Ruth Anolik. McFarland, July 2010.  21-34. 

“A Costly Morality: Dependency Care and Mental Difference in the Novels of the Brontë Sisters,” Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies.  4.1 (2010), 55-72.

“Hierarchies of Mind: An Abiding Critique of ‘Intellectist’ Ideology and Discourse in Robert Browning’s Poetry,” Victorians Institute Journal, 34 (2006), 93-126.

“From Caricature to Character: The Intellectually Disabled in Dickens’s Novels,” Dickens Quarterly, Part One, 23.1 (March 2006), 3-13.

“From Caricature to Character: The Intellectually Disabled in Dickens’s Novels,” Dickens Quarterly, Part Two, 23.2 (June 2006), 67-84.

“From Caricature to Character: The Intellectually Disabled in Dickens’s Novels,” Dickens Quarterly, Part Three, 23.3 (September 2006), 169-180.

“Lessons in Lunacy: Mental Illness in Liam O’Flaherty’s Famine,” New Hibernia Review, 10.2 (Summer, 2006), 92-105.

“Jane Air: The Heroine as Caged Bird in Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre and Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca,” La Revue LISA, Vol. 4, no. 4 (2006), 119-30. 

“Susan Mitchell,” “Julia Crottie,” “Elizabeth Brennan,” “Frances Brown.”  Irish Women Writers: An A-to-Z Guide, ed. Alexander G. Gonzalez.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2005.

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