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Kellie Holzer

Kellie Holzer

Professor and Chair, Department of English
Affiliated faculty, Women's and Gender Studies Group


Degrees Held

B.A., Seattle Pacific University
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Washington

Office Location: 6 Graybeal Hall, Allen Village
Phone: 757-455-3390
Email: kholzer@vwu.edu
Department/s:
- English

PhD in English, Certificate in Women Studies, University of Washington - Seattle, 2007

MA in English, University of Washington - Seattle, 2002

BA in Cultural Anthropology, University of Washington - Seattle, 1997

BA in English, French minor, Seattle Pacific University, 1995

Essays and Chapters:

“‘Most men are human’: Race and Grant Allen’s The Type-Writer Girl.” Critical Insights: Feminism, Ed. Robert Evans, Salem Press, November 2020.

Author: “Introduction to ‘Victorian Literature in the Age of #MeToo’,” Nineteenth-Century Gender Studies, co-written with Dr. Lana Dalley, August 2020.

“Matrimonials in the Morning Post: Literary Wife-Traps in Conservative Contexts.” Victorian Review 43.2 (Fall 2017): 199-204.

“Marie Corelli’s ‘The Silence of the Maharajah’: Modern Marriage as Threat to Empire.” Victorians Institute Journal 44 (2016): 76-103.

“Lady Montagu’s Smokers’ Pastils and The Graphic: Advertising the Harem in the Home.” The Objects and Textures of Everyday Life in Imperial Britain. Eds. Janet Myers and Deirdre McMahon. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2016. 207-232.

“’More Ridiculous Than Sad’: Editing the Matrimonials in the London Journal.” Nineteenth-Century Contexts 36.3 (July 2014): 233-249.

“The Body Writes Back: Self-Possession in Mr. Meeson’s Will.” Nineteenth Century Gender Studies 8.3 (Winter 2012).

“Novel Conceptualizations of the Modern Housewife in Colonial North India.” South Asian Review 29.2 (Fall 2009): 158-181.