K. Mellor, Distinguished Professor
summa cum laude, Brown University, 1963; M.A. in English and Comparative
Literature, Columbia University, 1964. Ph.D. in English and Comparative
Literature, Columbia University, 1968.
British literature, 1750-1850; British cultural history, 1750-1850;
Feminist Theory and Criticism; Women's Writing; Philosophy; Art
History; Sexuality Studies.
Works: "Embodied Cosmopolitanism," EUROPEAN ROMANTIC
REVIEW (2006); Mothers of the Nation - Women's Political Writing
in England, 1780-1820 (2000); British Literature, 1780-1830
(Edited, with Richard Matlak, 1996); " 'Am I not a Woman,
and a Sister?': Race, Romanticism and Gender, " in Romanticism,
Race and Imperial Culture, ed. Alan Richardson an Sonia Hofkosh
(1996); Romanticism and Gender (1993); Mary Shelley:
Her Life, Her Fiction, Her Monsters (1988); Romanticism
and Feminism, Edited (1988); English Romantic Irony
(1980); Blake's Human Form Divine (1974).
Anne K. Mellor is a Distinguished Professor of English and Women's
Studies at UCLA. Her scholarly interests focus on eighteenth and
nineteenth century British literature, women's writing, feminist
theory, and the visual arts. Her most recent book, Mothers
of the Nation - Women's Political Writing in England, 1780-1830
(2000), argues that women writers were instrumental in shaping
public opinion during the Romantic era. She is the author of Blake's
Human Form Divine (1974), English Romantic Irony (1980),
Mary Shelley: Her Fiction, Her Life, Her Monsters (1988)
and Romanticism and Gender (1993). She edited the first
collection of feminist essays on Romantic writing, Romanticism
and Feminism (1988), and is the co-editor of an anthology
of canon-transforming Romantic writing, British Literature
1780-1830, as well as of The Other Mary Shelley (1993)
and Passionate Encounters in a Time of Sensibility (2000).
In 1999 she received the Keats-Shelley Association Distinguished
Scholar Award; she has been the recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships,
three NEH Summer Seminar for College Teachers Directorships, and
ACLS, NEH, Rockefeller and Australian National University Fellowships
in the Humanities. She received the UCLA Distinguished Teaching
Award in 2002 and was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the English
Association in 2004.
For more information, please visit
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