Eleanor Reeds

PhD Candidate

Research Interests: Nineteenth-century British and transatlantic literature; genre and reader response; poetry and the novel; children’s literature


“Hearing Voices: The Reader Encounters Genre in the Nineteenth Century.”


Peer-Reviewed Articles

“‘A Negative History of Wartime’: Silence as Resistance in Pat Barker’s Regeneration and Assia Djebar’s Children of the New World.” Twentieth-Century Literature. Forthcoming.

“Representing the Integration of Baseball to a New Generation.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. Forthcoming.

“Transatlantic Elegies for Boyhood: First-Person Adventure Narratives After 1865.” The Lion and the Unicorn. Forthcoming.

“The Ethics of Risk in Elizabeth Gaskell’s North and South: The Role of Capital in an Industrial Romance.” Victorians and Risk. Spec. issue of Victorian Review 40.2 (2014): 55-71.

Creative Writing

“The First Man” [poem]. Long River Review. 2016.

“Trio” [poem]. Long River Review. 2015.

Digital Publications and Projects

John Temple Papers: Tracing Poetic Revision in The Ridge”: an online exhibition to showcase multiple material instantiations of poems from the archives. Launched April 2016.

Conference Report: Cosmopolitanism, Aestheticism, and Decadence, 1860-1920.” Co-authored with Katharina Herold. Journal of Victorian Culture Online. 24 July 2014.

Reading Serially: The Resurrection of a Victorian Reading Experience?” Journal of Victorian Culture Online. 21 June 2014.

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