2010

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Marianne Noble, American University

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Location

West End Boardroom, Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky

Start Date

5-2-2010 2:00 PM

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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.

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Feb 5th, 2:00 PM

The Limits of Empathy and The Promise of Sex in Walt Whitman and Julia Ward Howe (Part 1)

West End Boardroom, Patterson Office Tower, University of Kentucky

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.