Nelson, Claudia individual record
Professor (Emerita)

My areas of specialization are Victorian literature and culture, with particular emphasis on gender, family, and childhood; I have also published work on American texts, particularly those of the nineteenth century.

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  • Nelson, C. (2020). Orphans, Money and Marriage in Sensation Novels by Wilkie Collins and Philip Pullman. Warren, D., & Peters, L. (Eds.), Rereading Orphanhood: Texts, Inheritance, Kin. (pp. 248-267). Edinburgh University Press.
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  • Nelson, C. (2017). Growing Up: Childhood. A Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture. (pp. 67-81). Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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  • Nelson, C. (2016). Adult Children’s Literature in Victorian Britain. Denisoff, D. (Eds.), The Nineteenth-Century Child and Consumer Culture. (pp. 137-149). Routledge.
  • Nelson, C. (2016). Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's Literature. Nelson, C., & Morris, R. (Eds.), Representing Children in Chinese and U.S. Children's Literature. (pp. 137-146). Routledge.
  • Nelson, C. B. (2015). Children's literature. Felluga, D. F., Gilbert, P. K., & Hughes, L. K. (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature, 4 Volume Set. JOhn Wiley & Sons.
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Internet Publications1
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Texas A&M University; English; 4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227