O'farrell, Mary Ann individual record
Associate Professor

My areas of interest include nineteenth-century literature and culture, the novel, history and discourses of the body, literary and cultural theory, and contemporary popular culture.

selected publications
Academic Articles7
  • OFarrell, M. A. (2014). Henry Jamess Jolie Laide. The Henry James Review. 35(3), 226-231.
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  • O'Farrell, M. A (2012). Blindness Envy: Victorians in the Parlors of the Blind. PMLA/Publications of the Modern Language Association of America. 127(3), 512-525.
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  • O'farrell, M. A. (2012). Meditating Much Upon Forks: Manners and Manner in Jane Austens Novels. Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal. (34),
  • O'Farrell, M. A (2010). The laughter of the diviners, or manners and the sacred. Henry James Review. 31(1), 27-31.
  • O'farrell, M. A (2006). Sister Acts. Women's Studies Quarterly. 34(3/4), 154-173.
  • O'Farrell, M. A (1997). Telling Complexions The Nineteenth-century English Novel and the Blush. Duke University Press.
  • OFarrell, M. A. (2012). Bin Laden a Huge Jane Austen Fan: Jane Austen in Contemporary Political Discourse. Dow, G., & Hanson, C. (Eds.), Uses of Austen. 192-207. Palgrave Macmillan UK.
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  • O'farrell, M. A. (2012). Dickens's scar: Rosa Dartle and David Copperfield. Nayder, L. (Eds.), Dickens, Sexuality and Gender. 327-362. Ashgate Publishing.
  • O'Farrell, M. A (2009). Austenian Subcultures. A Companion to Jane Austen. 478-487. Wiley-blackwell.
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  • O'Farrell, M. A (2005). Words to do with things reading about Willa Cather and material culture. Willa Cather and Material Culture: Real-World Writing, Writing The Real World. 207-217.
  • Berlant, L (2004). Compassion. Compassion: The Culture and Politics of an Emotion. 145-158. Routledge.
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Mary Ann
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Texas A&M University; English; 4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227