Elizabeth Barnes

Professor of English and American Studies

Office : Tucker Hall 212
Office Hours : 
Phone : 757-221-3927
Email : [[elbarn]]

Areas of Specialization

Nineteenth-century American literature, sentimental fiction, gender, cultural studies, popular culture

Books

loves whipping boyBarnes, Elizabeth. Love's Whipping Boy: Violence and Sentimentality in the American Imagination. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Barnes, 2002 book coverBarnes, Elizabeth, ed. Incest and the Literary Imagination. Gainesville: UP of Florida, 2002.

Barnes, 1997 book coverBarnes, Elizabeth. States of Sympathy: Seduction and Democracy in the American Novel. New York: Columbia UP, 1997.
Background

 B.A., Westmount College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of California-Santa Barbara