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Dr. Mary Christian

Mary Christian

Associate Professor
Department of English

Phone: 478.934.3358

Office Hours: M 12:30-3:30 pm (Cochran Writing Center)
TR 12:30-1:30 pm (Jackson Hall 213)
W 12:30-3:30 pm (Jackson Hall 213)
Courses: English Composition I (ENGL 1101)
English Composition II (ENGL 1102)
World Literature I (ENGL 2111)
Gateway to Literary Studies (ENGL 3010)
Introduction to Professional Writing (PFWR 3160)
Practical Workplace Writing (PFWR 3170)
Inquiry, Information, and Research Methods (PFWR 3180)
Modern Drama (ENGL 3900)
Education: Ph.D., English Literature, 2016, Indiana University
M.A., English Literature, 2011, Indiana University
B.A., English and French, 2008, Union College, Lincoln, NE
Organizations: Modern Language Association
North American Victorian Studies Association
International Shaw Society
Publications: Book:
Marriage and Late-Victorian Dramatists. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030406387.

Journal Articles:
"George Eliot, Bernard Shaw, and Their Doctors' Dilemmas." Forthcoming in SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 44.1 (2022).

“Growing Up Like Romola: The Spiritual Evolutions of George Eliot and Bernard Shaw.” SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 42.2 (2022), 441-459.

“‘A Doll’s House Conquered Europe’: Ibsen, his English Parodists, and the Debate over World Drama.” Humanities 8.2 (2019), https://doi.org/10.3390/h8020082.

“Plays Present and Unpresent: Updating Shaw’s Drama in Performance.” SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 38.1 (2018), 113-125.

“Performing Marriage: A Doll’s House and its Reconstructions in Fin-de-Siècle London.” Theatre Survey 57.1 (2016), 43-62.

“Bought with Silver: Victor Hugo, George Bernard Shaw, and the Economics of Salvation.” Religion and Literature 47.2 (2015), 1-22.

“‘Not a Play’: Redefining Theater and Reforming Marriage in Candida.” SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies 35.2, (2015), 238-253.

Book Reviews:
Gül Kurtuluş, Stereoscopic London: Plays of Oscar Wilde, Bernard Shaw and Arthur Wing Pinero. Victorian Studies 64.3 (2022), 482-483.

Kay Li, Bernard Shaw's Bridges to Chinese Culture. English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, 63.3 (2020), 475-478.

L. W. Conolly, ed. Bernard Shaw’s Postmistress: The Memoir of Jisbella Georgina Lyth as Told to Romie Lambkin. SHAW: The Journal of Bernard Shaw Studies, 39.2 (2019), 307-310.

Robert Gaines, ed., Bernard Shaw's Marriages and Misalliances. Culture in Focus 1.1 (2018), 80-82.

Jeffrey Richards, The Golden Age of Pantomime: Slapstick, Spectacle and Subversion in Victorian England. Victorian Studies 59.3 (2017), 510-511.

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