Abigail Arnold

Abigail ArnoldPhD - Fourth Year
BA in English (Writing Concentration), Barnard College, New York, 2013
Co-organizer, 2017 English Department Graduate Conference

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


Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Teaching Fellow Award (2018)

Shirle Dorothy Robbins Creative Writing Prize

Courses Taught

UWS: Sisters, Sisters (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

(TF) Bollywood: Popular Film, Genre, and Society, Professor Ulka Anjaria (Spring 2017)

(TF) Out of This World: Science Fiction's Cyborgs, Time Travellers, and Space Invaders, Professor John Plotz (Fall 2016)

Favorite Work

"We Have Always Lived in the Castle" by Shirley Jackson