Miriam Bailin

​Associate Professor of English
PhD, Berkeley
research interests:
  • Victorian and Modern British Literature
  • The English Novel
  • Women's Studies
  • Gender and Sexuality
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    • Washington University
      CB 1122
      One Brookings Dr.
      St. Louis, MO 63130-4899
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    Professor Bailin has written about Charlotte Bronte, Tennyson, Kipling, Ford Madox Ford, as well as on topics such as Victorian sentimentality and contemporary adaptations of Victorian decor. Her current work is on status and Victorian narrative.

    Professor Bailin is the author of The Sickroom in Victorian Fiction: The Art of Being Ill (1994). She has written articles on Charlotte Bronte, Tennyson, Kipling, Ford Madox Ford, as well as on topics such as Victorian sentimentality and contemporary adaptations of Victorian decor. Her current work is on status and Victorian narrative.

    Awards/Grants

    American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, alternate, 1995
    Washington University Faculty Research Grant, 1989, 1995, 2003, 2008
    NEH Summer Fellowship, 2008

    Courses

    • L14 376: The Victorian Period
    • L14 3991: Senior Research Seminar I
    • L14 3992: Senior Research Seminar II
    • L14 456: English Novel of the 19th Century
    • L14 2152: Literature in English: Modern Texts and Contexts
    • L14 258: Art of the Novel