Dr Caroline Gonda, St Catharine's




Research Interests

Eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century prose fiction; feminism and gender; history of sexuality; sensibility; domestic fiction.  Lesbian literature, theory and criticism

Areas of Graduate Supervision

Contributes to teaching and/or supervision for the MPhil in 18th Century and Romantic Studies and to the University's interdisciplinary MPhil in Gender Studies

Selected Publications

  •  "Maria Edgeworth's Angelina: or, l'amie inconnue: Queer Materiality and the Woman Writer's Grotesque Body", forthcoming in Journal of Lesbian Studies, 2013
  • Lesbian Dames: Sapphism in the Long Eighteenth Century (co-edited with John Beynon), Ashgate, 2010
  • "Ink Blots, Pin Holes", London Review of Books, 28 January 2010, 30-1
  • "Drowned Art", essay for Progressive Culture Works art exhibition Filthy Lucre, Gallery Aferro, Jersey City, 24 October-5 December 2009
  • Queer People: Negotiations and Expressions of Homosexuality 1700-1800 (co-edited with Chris Mounsey), Bucknell, 2007
  • "Lesbian feminist criticism", in Gill Plain and Susan Sellers, eds, A History of Feminist Literary Criticism, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 169-86
  • "Lesbian narrative in The Travels and Adventures of Mademoiselle de Richelieu", British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 29.2, Autumn 2006, 191-200
  • "Misses, Murderesses and Magdalens: Women in the Public Eye", in Elizabeth Eger, Charlotte Grant, Clíona Ó Gallchoir and Penny Warburton, eds, Women, Writing and the Public Sphere, 1700-1830, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 53-71
  • "The rise and fall of the improvisatore", Romanticism, 6.2, 2000, 195-210
  • Reading Daughters' Fictions, 1709-1834: Novels and Society from Manley to Edgeworth, Cambridge University Press, 1996