Analyzing Helen ‘Graham’: A Consideration of Female Independence

By Anna Meyer (MA '19), Department of English, Kansas State University WHO’S THAT GIRL? When Anne Brontë’s elusive female protagonist Helen Graham moves to Wildfell Hall, she’s the talk of town. How is it that a single woman and her child have come to rent this enormous mansion? What is her ethnic background? Why did … Continue reading Analyzing Helen ‘Graham’: A Consideration of Female Independence

ENGL825: Economic Women

Welcome to ENGL825: Economic Women, the blog site that will accompany the Spring 2019 graduate-level seminar course in the Department of English at Kansas State University.  In this course, we’ll think broadly about women’s relationship to Victorian economics, industrialism, and consumer culture by reading a selection of highly influential mid-nineteenth-century novels and poems including Christina … Continue reading ENGL825: Economic Women