Dr Sarah Meer, Selwyn

Dr Sarah Meer

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Biographical Information:

Senior University Lecturer in English.

Sarah Meer took her BA and PhD degrees at Jesus College, Cambridge, and was the Keasbey Research Fellow in American Studies at Selwyn College between 1995-1998. She lectured at Nottingham Trent University during 1998-2003. She is a Fellow and Director of Studies at Selwyn College. Her book Uncle Tom Mania was a finalist for the George Freedley Memorial Award, and parts of it have been reprinted in 2 recent essay-collections, edited respectively by Elizabeth Ammons and Harold Bloom.

Research Interests:

Nineteenth-century literature and culture: American, British and Transatlantic. Nineteenth-century popular theatre, especially melodrama. African American literature.

Areas of Graduate Supervision:

Nineteenth-century and American topics.


Selected Publications