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Kristie Hamilton

Associate Professor
 (414) 229-5959
 Curtin Hall 478

Degrees:

PhD, University of Texas at Austin
MA, Arizona State University

Teaching Interests:

American literature and culture: colonial, 18th and 19th centuries, contemporary ethnic literature
Women’s writing
Sentimental and sensationalist fiction
Print culture
Historical materialist theories of literature and culture
Gender studies
Regional literatures of the Americas

Selected Publications:

Hamilton, Kristie G. “Hawthorne, Modernity, and the Literary Sketch.” The Cambridge Companion to Nathaniel Hawthorne. Ed. Nillington, Richard H. Cambridge University Press, (2004): 99-120.
Hamilton, Kristie G. “Fauns and Mohicans: Narratives of Extinction and Hawthorne’s Aesthetic of Modernity.” Roman Holidays: Hawthorne, James and Others in Italy Ed. Martin, Robert K., and Person, Leland S. University of Iowa Press, (2002): 41-59.
Hamilton, Kristie G. America’s Sketchbook: The Cultural Life of a Nineteenth-Century Literary Genre. 1998.
Hamilton, Kristie G. “The Politics of Survival: Sara Parton’s Ruth Hall and the Literature of Labor.” Redefining the Political Novel: American Women Writers 1797-1901 Ed. Harris, Sharon M. University of Tennessee Press, (1995): 86-108.
Hamilton, Kristie G. “Toward a Cultural Theory of the Antebellum Literary Sketch.” Genre 23. (1990): 297-323.
Hamilton, Kristie G. “An Assault on the Will: Republican Virtue and the City in Hannah Webster Foster’s The Coquette.” Early American Literature 24. (1989): 135-151.