Katherine M. Stubbs

Associate Professor of English

Office: Miller Library 229 [ campus map ]
Box 5280

Phone: 207-859-5280
Fax: 207-859-5252
Mailing Address:
5280 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8852
Stubbs, Katherine M.

Education

Ph.D. Duke University

Areas of Expertise

  • American literature
  • Working-class fiction
  • Ethnic literature
  • African-American literature
  • Cultural studies
  • Feminist theory
  • Women's studies

Courses Currently Teaching

CourseCourse Title
EN138 AFantasies of Modernity: American Literature between the Wars
EN200J AFoundations of Literary Studies
EN255 AStudies in American Literary History: Pre-1860
EN331 ANathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville
EN336 AEarly American Women Writers
IS138 ANew World Disorder: America between the Wars, 1919-1939

Professional Information

Katherine Stubbs teaches 18th-, 19th-, and early 20th-century American literature. She has written an introduction for a reprint of Anzia Yezierska's 1927 novel, Arrogant Beggar, and her essays have appeared in New Media, 1750-1925: Studies in Cultural Definition and Change, differences, MELUS, and the Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States.

Publications


Book:

Fantasies of Fluidity: Women and Class Passing in the American Text. Under contract at Duke University Press.

Edited Volume:

Anzia Yezierska, Arrogant Beggar. Edited and with an introduction by Katherine Stubbs
(Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996) vii-xxxiv.

Edited Issue:

Colby Quarterly 36.1 (March 2000). �Work and Subjectivity.� Edited and with an
introduction by Katherine Stubbs. 5-10.

Articles:

�Telegraphy�s Corporeal Fictions.� New Media, 1750-1925: Studies in Cultural Definition
and Change.
(Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).

"Reading Material: Contextualizing Clothing in the Work of Anzia Yezierska." MELUS: The Journal of the Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States 23.2 (1998): 157-172.

"Mechanizing the Female: Discourse and Control in the Industrial Economy." differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies 7.3 (1995): 141-164.

"Gossip." The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States. Ed. Cathy N. Davidson and Linda Wagner-Martin (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994) 359-360.

"Martha Brewster (ca. 1710-17??)." The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the
United States.
Ed. Cathy N. Davidson and Linda Wagner-Martin (New York:
Oxford University Press, 1994) 134-135.

 


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