Amy Mallory-Kani,
Assistant Professor

Contact:
2013 Lee Hall
Department of English
PO Box E 
Mississippi State, MS 39762

am3466@msstate.edu

Amy Mallory-Kani

Professional Bio

Dr. Amy Mallory-Kani specializes in British Romantic literature and culture and the history of medicine. She is currently finishing a book project, Romantic Immunities: Literature, Biopolitics, and Medicine in Britain, 1790-1840, which examines the concept of immunity in texts by Edmund Burke, Mary Wollstonecraft, Charlotte Smith, William Wordsworth, Robert Bloomfield, and Mary Shelley. Dr. Mallory-Kani has published articles in The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Mosaic, and Style. She also serves on the editorial board of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory.

Education:

Ph.D.  2014  University at Albany, SUNY
B.A.  2007  Pennsylvania State University

Curriculum Vitae

Teaching Interests:

British literature of the Romantic period.

Recent Courses:

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Publications:

Books

Romantic Immunities: Literature, Biopolitics, and Medicine in Britain, 1790-1840 (in-progress).


Refereed Articles


“‘Contagious Air’: Wordsworth’s Poetics and Politics of Immunity.” European Romantic Review. 26.5, (forthcoming).

“‘A Healthy State’: Mary Wollstonecraft’s Medico-Politics.” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation. 56.1 (Spring 2015): 21-40.