Elif S. Armbruster, PhD
Department of English
Office: 8050, 8th Floor, 73 Tremont Street
- PhD, Boston University
- MA, University of Southern Maine
- BA, Haverford and Bryn Mawr Colleges (English and French)
- American Realism (1870-1920)
- American Domestic Architecture (especially late 19th/early 20th century)
- Women’s Literature
Closer Than Blood: The Intertwined Lives of Edith Wharton, Minnie Jones, and Beatrix Farrand [In Progress]
Domestic Biographies: Stowe, Howells, James, and Wharton at Home. New York: Peter Lang, 2011.
Introductions to Trade Edition Classics
"Introduction," "Chronology," "Notes," and "Based on the Book," in Harriet Beecher Stowe, Uncle Tom's Cabin(1852). Repring; New York: Barnes & Noble Publishing, 2012.
"Introduction," in Edith Wharton, Summer (1917). Reprint; New York: Barnes & Noble Publishing, 2006.
"From Laura Esquivel to Suzan Colon: Food and Female Identity in Fact and Fiction." Published January 11, 2013 at: http://americanstudier.blogspot.com/2013/01/january-11-2013-american-homes-elif.html
Nineteenth Century Studies, Published December 2013 on Live website: http://english.selu.edu/ncs/LocoMotion.php
Henry Goings: Ramblings of a Runaway Slave (UVA Press, 2012) Journal of Popular Culture, March 2011.
Rebecca Jo Plant: MOM: The Transformation of Motherhood in Modern America (2010)
ENG-101 Freshman English I
ENG-102 Freshman English II
ENG-216 World Literature in English
ENG-217 American Literature I: 1492-1865
ENG-301 Gateway Seminar for Majors: Edith Wharton in Life and Literature
ENG-353 Dwelling in American Realism
ENG-380 James and Wharton
ENG-387 Women Writers
ENG-424 House of Wits: William, Henry, and Alice James
ENG-525H Honors Seminar: Latina Literature
AMST-111 Introduction to American Studies
SF-148 No Place Like Home: The American Home as a Cultural Symbol
WGS-111 Introduction to Women's Studies