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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 can be found in The Victorian, Victorians Institute Journal Digital Annex and Media Report to Women. She is a co-founder of the Mary Elizabeth Braddon Association and reviews editor of the Victorian Popular Fiction Association journal Victorian Popular Fictions. She also works as an area chair in 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 2020 Courses

  • LAS-E101-10 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E101-21 First-year Literature Seminar
  • LAS-E101-32 First-year Literature Seminar

Spring 2021 Courses

  • LAS-E246-01 Gender and The Fairytale