- Ph.D., English, 1979. The Graduate School, City
University of New York. Dissertation Title:
Richardson, Romance, and Reverie. Advisor: Prof. Robert
- B.A., Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Dept. Honors
Award in English, 1969. Queens College of the City
University of New York.
- Senior Year of Study Abroad, Chancellor's Scholarship,
1968-69. Leeds University, England.
- Jane Austen and Bath London:
Hambledon and London Ltd. The project has
now changed to a study of Austen's novels
in the context of other women's novels in
her period, especially the gothic, sentimental
and those originally in French. The working
title is Jane Austen: The French
- Apollo's Muse, a program of words and music
presenting the life and poetry of Anne Kingsmill Finch,
Countess of Winchilsea. Commissioned by Musica
Dolce, a baroque ensemble: Linda Brand, Helena Brown,
Donna Dean, Joanna Levine. A shortened version was first performed at Brunel University in February 2001.
- "On Reading Divergent
Fanny Burney d'Arblays", 8:2 (Fall 2002), pp. 13-15
- "Dissecting Texts": An (Invited) Essay Review of Leah Price's
The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel, Neil McCaw, George Eliot and Victorian
Historiography: Imagining the National Past,
and Barbara Tepa Lupack, ed. Nineteenth-Century Women at the Movies: Adapting
Classic Women's Fiction to Film, November 2001 sent to Studies in the Novel. To appear in forthcoming Winter's issue.
- "Per Lettere" A Review-Essay on Per
lettere: La scrittura epistolare femminile tra archivio e
tipografia, secoli XV-XVII, ed. and introd.
Gabriella Zarri, Rome: Viella. 1999. The Sixteenth Century
Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies,
33/2 (2001), 632-636.
- "On First Encountering Fanny Burney d'Arblay,"
Burney Letter, Vol 6 No 2 (Fall 2000), 10
- "A Calendar For Sense and Sensibility,"
Philological Quarterly, 79 (Fall 2000), 233-266.
- "Fanny is Us," Burney Letter, Vol 6 No 1
(Spring 2000), pp. 1&6
- "Jane Austen on Film." A Review-Essay on
Jane Austen Goes to the Movies. Linda V. Troost,
Editor. Issue No. 48 of Topic: A Journal of the
Liberal Arts (Washington and Jefferson College,
November 1997). The East-Central Intelligencer: The
Newsletter of the East-Central/American Society for
Eighteenth-Century Studies N.S. 12 (Sept. 1998),
"Six Elegiac Poems, Possibly by Anne Cecil de Vere, Countess of Oxford",
the original version of the essay and texts first published in English Literary
Renaissance, 19 (1989), 152-70.
- "Orinda, Rosania, Lucasia
et alia, Towards a New Edition
of the Works of Katherine Philips". This version of an essay
originally published in Philological Quarterly,
66 (1987), 325-354, has been updated to include new information
and apperars with a reprint of Philips's once famous and today almost unknown translation
of a pastoral "Golden Age" poem, "La Solitude" by Antoine Girard
Saint-Amant (1594-1661) as "Solitude."
- with C. Perri, "Allusion Studies: An International
Annotated Bibliography, 1921-77," Style, 13
- Anne Kelley, Catharine Trotter: An early modern writer in the
vanguard of feminism. (Hampshire, England: Ashgate, 2002),
for the Scriblerian. To appear.
- The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems A
Critical Edition, Barbara McGovern and Charles H. Hinnant
edd. in The Scriblerian, 33/2 (2001), pp. 203-
- Tom W. N. Parker, Proportional Form
in the Sonnets of the Sidney Circle in The Sixteenth
Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern
Studies, 31/1 (2000), 197-200.
- Moreland Perkins, Reshaping the Sexes
in Sense and Sensibility in The Journal of English
and Germanic Philology, 99:1 (January 2000).
- Alistair Fox, The English
Renaissance Identity and Representation in Elizabethan
England in The Sixteenth Century Journal: The
Journal of Early Modern Studies 29 (1998), 511-14
- Toni Bowers, The Politics of
Motherhood: British Writing and Culture, 1680-1760 in
The East-Central Intelligencer: The Newsletter of the
East-Central/American Society for Eighteenth-Century
Studies, N.S. 10 (Sept. 1996), 19-21.
- "A Website: Freedom of the Press Belongs
to the Woman Who Owns One". Panel at this
coming autumn's EC/ACECS 2002 meeting:
"Publishing on the Web: Differing Approaches
and Experiences. Theodore E. Braun, Jack Lynch,
Kevin Berland, Andrew Brown.
All available at http://mason.gmu.edu/~emoody/emschol.htm
Available at http://www.JimandEllen.org/montolieu/caroline.show.html:
Lagrimar: The Poems of Vittoria Colonna. A
Dark Voyage: A Literary Biography of Vittoria
Colonna, including portraits of Vittoria Colonna,
Ferrante Francesco d'Avalos, Marchese of Pescara,
Outline of Planned Biography and First Chapter,
"Pawn and Wife".
A Review of Per lettera: La scrittura epistolare
femminile tra archivio e tipografia, secoli XV-XVII,
ed. and introd. Gabriella Zarri.
- "Veronica Gāmbara: A Short Biography,
Translation of her Stanze, and Essay on the Process of
Translation, an Essay on the Misattribution of the Poetry of
Veronica Gāmbara, and Secrete Selve Reverende, Secret Sacred Woods: A
Selection of Poems by
- I On Myself Can Live: A
Study of the Life and Poetry of Anne Kingsmill Finch,
Countess of Winchilsea. Five of a planned eleven
- A Chronology of the
Poems of Ann Finch, with notes, and texts of selected
poems. The Chronology is complete.
- All the as yet unattributed
and unpublished poems
by Anne Finch
Source Texts for Anne Finch's Translations, Adaptations,
- A Narrative of The Life of
Anne and Heneage Finch Told Through Her Poetry and Their Letters, Interspersed with
- A Parallel between 'the Character and Genius' of Anne
Kingsmill Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, and Lady Mary
- Anne Finch as a
Translator: The Development of Her Technique in her Original Poetry through the Practice
of Translation," with a Select Bibliography on Translation Studies
- Extensive and detailed calendars
for all Jane
Austen's novels but Sense and Sensibility,
accompanied by essays and bibliographies,
- An etext of Isabelle de Montolieu's Caroline de
with accompanying notes on the text, source, a contemporary translation,
illustration and working bibliography.
- Lecturer. George Mason University, 4400 University
Drive, Fairfax, Va. 22030. 8/88-present.
- Professorial Lecturer in Literature. American
University, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., N. W., Washington,
D. C.. Telephone: 1-202-885-2971. 8/86-12/91.
- Lecturer. University of Virginia, Northern Regional
Center, 2990 Telestar Court, Falls Church, Va. 22042.
Telephone: 703-876-6924. 8/86-6/88.
- Field Reader. Fund for the Improvement of
Postsecondary Education, U. S. Dept. of Education,
Application Control Center, GSA Building, Rm 3633,
Washington, D. C. 1985-6.
- Graduate Fellow. Queens College, CUNY, 65-30 Kissena
Blvd., Flushing, N. Y. 11367. 9/74-6/78.
- Lecturer. Brooklyn College, CUNY, Bedford Ave. and
Ave. H., Brooklyn, New York. 11210. 9/71-6/74.
- Library Research Assistant. English Dept., Graduate
School, CUNY, 33 West 42nd Street, N.Y., N.Y. 10036.
- Administrative Assistant. John Waddington Ltd.,
Leeds, England. 1/70-6/70.
- Legal Secretary. Federal Aviation Agency, JFK
Airport, New York. 7/63-8/65.
Other Internet Activity
- Together with Judy Geater, listowner of Trollope-l, organizer and
facilitator and a principal contributor to discussions of works by Trollope and other 19th century
writers, e.g., Elizabeth
Gaskell and Margaret
Oliphant and Dickens. See Conversations on the Net
- Together with Joanne Pope, listowner of Eighteenth
Century (Joan Wall, moderator) and Women Writers and
Romance (Penny Richards, moderator). See also Fanny Burney D'Arblay
- Together with Jill Spriggs and June Shaw, formerly organizer and
contributor to conversations on criticism of Austen, minor 18th century
women novelists on Janeites and Austen-l;
- Also frequent contributor to C18-l, Victoria, Ficino, Gaslight,
Litalk-l, Arthurnet (see a group of essays
'on Marie de France described in 1st issue of 1996 Arthuriana
(http://dc.smu.edu/Arthuriana/), and Clary-l.
- Michael Thorn's William Cowper. London:
Greenwich Exchange, 1996
- Kelley Griffith's Writing Essays about Literature:
A Guide and Style Sheet. Fifth Edition. Harcourt
- Michel Faber's The Crimson Petal.
- Letts, John, Chairman of the Trollope Society.
"Interetiquette," Trollopiana: The Journal of the
Trollope Society, 33 (May 1996), 4-6.
- Vivian-Neale, Henry. "Postings from the Internet,"
Trollopiana: The Journal of the Trollope Society,
34 (August 1996), 7-8.
Languages Italian, French, and Latin.
Honors and Awards
CUNY University Fellowship for 1979.
American Association of University Women Fellowship, 1978-9.
Regents Scholarship for Beginning Graduate Study, 1970-1.
Nomination for Wilson Award, 1969.
Chancellor's Scholarship to attend Leeds University, 1968-9.
Departmental Honors Award in English, Queens College, 1969.
The American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
The Renaissance Society of America
The Renaissance Text Society
The Trollope Society
The Jane Austen Society of North America
The Burney Society
My dossier includes numbers of letters of recommendation and
observations of my teaching, and is available from the Placement
Office of the Graduate School, CUNY, 365 Fifth Ave.,
N.Y. N. Y. 10016, Telephone 1-212-817-7500.