Amanda Louise Johnson

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Amanda earned her Ph.D. at Vanderbilt University where she completed a dissertation on the survival of the romance genre in Early American literature. She has a Master's degree from the University of York (UK) where she studied the imperial expansion of Anglophone culture before 1800, and she continues to be interested in how trans-Atlantic literary relations between the "Old" and "New World" shaped North-South relations within the American hemisphere. She has articles in print or forthcoming in the European Romantic Review and Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture. For more on Amanda's research, please consult her personal website above.


Specializations:

19th C. U.S. Literature, Early American Literature
18th C. British and Enlightenment Studies
Transatlanticism
The Gothic
Theories of the Romance


Academic History:

Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2013
M.A., English Literature, Vanderbilt University, 2009
M.A., Global Eighteenth-Century Studies, University of York, 2008
B.A., English Literature, University of Chicago, 2006