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|Mary Ann Wilson, Ph.D.|
|Professor of English|
|Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1977|
|P.O. Box 44691|
|Lafayette LA 70504|
|Teaching and Research Areas|
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature, Southern literature, women’s studies.
Mary Ann Wilson is the author of Jean Stafford: A Study of the Short Fiction (Twayne, 1996) and numerous articles on American women writers, including "In Another Country: Jean Stafford's Literary Apprenticeship in Baton Rouge" in The Southern Review (1993); "'We Were Whole Again': Kaye Gibbons' On the Occasion of My Last Afternoon" in the North Carolina Literary Review (1999); "Jean Stafford" in The Columbia University Companion to the American Short Story (2000); "Living on the Edge in Rebecca Wells'Little Altars Everywhere" in Songs of the New South: Writing Contemporary Louisiana (2001); "The Erotics of Music in Kate Chopin's The Awakening" in Interdisciplinary Humanities (2002); "Grace King: Southern Self-Representations and Northern Publishers" in Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers and the Literary Marketplace (2007); and "Grace King: New Orleans Literary Historian," in Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times. (Athens: U of Georgia Press, 2009). She was the University of Louisiana Foundation Distinguished Professor in 2000, and she received a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Special Humanities Award in the spring of 2004 for her service to public humanities in the state.She has been awarded the Friends of the Humanities/BORSF Endowed Professorship in the Humanities from 2010-2012. On going work includes “Rebecca Wells: The Divine Saga Deep in the Heart of Louisiana” in Louisiana Women: Their Lives and Times ( Athens: UGA Press, forthcoming 2013) and North and South: Essays in Gender, Race, and Region, edited with Christine DeVine (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, forthcoming 2013).
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