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Anna Brecke

Anna J. Brecke’s research focuses on gender and popular media in the 19th century and today. Specific interests include non-canonical 19th-century women’s writing, the periodic press and serialized narrative, television and the gendered body and supernatural/speculative fiction. Her work on 19th-century popular fiction has been published in The Victorian and the Victorians Institute Journal Digital Annex. She is a co-founder of the Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association and reviews editor of the soon-to-be-launched Victorian Popular Fiction Association journal Nineteenth Century Popular Fiction. She also works as an area co-chair for Women’s and Gender Studies for the Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association and can be heard discussing Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s literary legacy on episode 4.5 of The Victorian Scribblers podcast.

Fall 2019 Courses

  • LAS-E101-15 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E101-30 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E246-01 Gender and The Fairytale

Spring 2020 Courses

  • LAS-E101-01 First-year Literature Seminar