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Deborah Morse

Professor of English

Office: Tucker Hall 230
Office Hours: By appointment only, in-person or Zoom. (Please email Professor Morse directly to schedule.) (Spring 2024)
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Phone: 757-221-3933
Email: [[ddmors]]

Areas of Specialization

Victorian studies, English novel, the animal in Victorian literature, feminist studies


victorian-animal-dreams.jpgMorse, Deborah Denenholz and Martin A. Danahay. Victorian Animal Dreams: Representations of Animals in Victoria Literature and Culture (The Nineteenth Century Series), First Edition. Routledge, March, 2017.

Anthony TrollopeMorse, Deborah Denenholz, Margaret Markwick, Mark W. Turner.  The Routledge Research Companion to Anthony Trollope.  Routledge, 2016

Time, Space, and Place in Charlotte BronteMorse, Deborah Denenholz, Diane Long Hoeveler. Time, Space, and Place in Charlotte Bronte. Routledge, 2016.

A Companion to the Brontes

Morse, Deborah Denenholz, Diane Long Hoeveler. A Companion to the Brontes. Wiley-Blackwell, 2016

Reforming Trollope

Morse, Deborah Denenholz. Reforming Trollope: Race, Gender, and Englishness in the Novels of Anthony Trollope. Ashgate Publishing, 2013.

Book coverMargaret Markwick (Author, Editor), Deborah Denenholz Morse (Author, Editor), Regenia Gagnier. The Politics of Gender in Anthony Trollope's Novels. Ashgate, 2009 


Morse, Deborah Denenholz. Women in Trollope's Palliser Novels. Ann Arbor: UMI, 1987.


Morse, Deborah Denenholz, and Regina Barreca, eds. The Erotics of Instruction. Hanover: UP of New England, 1997.


Morse, Deborah Denenholz and Martin A. Danahay, eds. Victorian Animal Dreams: Representations of Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture. Ashgate, 2007.


A.B., Stanford University; M.A. and Ph.D., Northwestern University
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