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Co-organizer, 2017 English Department Graduate Conference

Abigail Arnold

Ph.D. – Third Year

B.A. in English (Writing Concentration), Barnard College, New York, 2013

Research Interests:

Nineteenth century British literature, the novel, gender and representations of women's relationships


"'My Better Half Is Torn From Me': Anna Howe and Clarissa's Failed Marriage Plot," Second Year Symposium, Brandeis University, November 2016

"Slices of Life: Composite Selves in L. Frank Baum's Fantasy Novels," Technology and the Human: Rethinking Posthumanism, Brandeis University, April 2016


Shirle Dorothy Robbins Creative Writing Prize

Favorite Work:

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson