Wendy C. Nielsen, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
English Department
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043
973-655-7960




Education:

Ph.D., UC Davis, 2001, Comparative Literature, Female Acts of Violence: French Revolutionary Theater in British and German Romantic Drama; Intermed. Cert. in Latin (das Latinum), December 1995, Georg August Universität, Göttingen, Germany; B.A., UCSD, March 1994, German Literature (magna cum laude)

Recent research:

Women Warriors in Romantic Drama (Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2012), ISBN # 978-1-61149-430-3

Romantic Revolutions in Europe: Suggestions for Teaching Drama,” Romantic Pedagogy Commons, (May 2011)

Boadicea Onstage before 1800, a Theatrical and Colonial History,” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 49.3 (Summer 2009): 595-614.

“Edmund Eyre’s The Maid of Normandy; or, Charlotte Corday in Anglo-Irish Docudrama” in Comparative Drama, vol. 40.2 (Summer 2006): 169-90.

A Tragic Farce: Revolutionary Women in Elizabeth Inchbald’s The Massacre and European Drama,” European Romantic Review, vol. 17.3 (July 2006): 275-88.

“Staging Rousseau’s Republic: French Revolutionary Festivals and Olympe de Gouges” in The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, vol. 43.3 (Fall 2003): 268-85. Rpt. in Literature Criticism from 1400 to 1800, vol. 127 (New York: Thomson Gale, Aug. 2006), 79-89.

Classes at Montclair State University:

Graduate

Seminar in Literary Research: Methods (ENGL 605) Fall 2007 & 2008
Science Fiction (ENLT 578) Fall 2009 & Spring 2013
Ibsen, Strindberg, and Shaw (ENLT 565) 2009 & 2012

The Romantic Movement (ENLT 536) Fall 2004 and Spring 2007, Fall 2010, & Spring 2014

Undergraduate

Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Drama (ENGL 455), Summer 2014
Science Fiction (ENLT 378)
Spring 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2013
Modern Drama: Ibsen to O’Neill (ENLT 375)
Spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Modern European Novel (ENLT 376) Fall 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
19th-Century English Romantic Literature (ENGL 346) Spring 2005
European Romanticism (ENLT 336/ENLT 250) Spring 2010, 2012, & 2013
Pursuits of English (ENGL 300) Fall 2012, Spring 2014

Art of Drama (ENGL 263) Spring 2004 & 2007
World Literature: Coming of Age (ENLT 206)
Fall 2005, 2006, 2008, Fall 2009, Fall 2011, & Fall 2013

College Writing II: Writing and Literary Study (ENWR 106) Spring 2004, 2006, & 2010
College Writing I: Intellectual Prose (ENWR 105)
Fall 2003 & 2006
Women’s Worlds (WMST 102) Fall 2005
First-Year Honors Seminar (HON 102) Fall 2003, 2004
First-Year Honors Seminar (101-II) Spring 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013
, 2014