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.
Ph.D. 2014 University at Albany, SUNY
B.A. 2007 Pennsylvania State University
British literature of the Romantic period.
- Revolution, Reaction, and Reform: Literature, Politics, and Romantic Modernity
- Romantic Poetry and Prose
- Critical Writing and Research in Literary Studies
Romantic Immunities: Literature, Biopolitics, and Medicine in Britain, 1790-1840 (in-progress).
“‘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.