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  • English Faculty Welcome Molly Clark Hillard

    June 15, 2012

    Molly Clark Hillard will join the English Department beginning in the spring quarter 2013. Her scholarship focuses on English literature of the Victorian era and English women writers.

    Hillard received her Ph.D. from the University of California Davis. She has taught at Georgetown University, University of Southern Mississippi, and Western Washington University.  Her book, Spellbound: The Fairy Tale and the Victorians, is forthcoming from The Ohio State University Press.  Other recent publications include an essay on the Victorian reception of Fairy Tales in Marvelous Transformations: An Anthology of Tales and New Critical Perspectives (Broadview Press, forthcoming September 2012); “Dickens’s Little Red Riding Hood and Other Waterside Characters,” Studies in English Literature (2009), “‘A Perfect Form in Perfect Rest’: Spellbinding Narratives and Tennyson’s ‘Day Dream,’” Narrative (2009), and "'When Desert Armies Stand Ready to Fight': Re-reading McEwan's Saturday and Arnold's 'Dover Beach,'" Partial Answers, (2008).

    The College of Arts and Sciences offers 33 undergraduate and 7 advanced degrees. The English Department offers degrees in literature, creative writing, and film studies.


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