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Jennifer Keith Jennifer Keith

Contact Information

E-mail: jmkeith@uncg.edu
Office: MHRA 3107
At UNCG Since: 1997

Education

Ph.D. Emory University
B.A., summa cum laude, Rollins College

Research Interests

Dr. Keith specializes in Restoration and eighteenth-century literature, with particular concentrations in poetry, women’s writing, textual editing, manuscript studies, and digital humanities.

Selected Publications

  • The Anne Finch Digital Archive <http://library.uncg.edu/dp/annefinch> (2013)
  • Early Manuscript Books: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea,volume 1. Cambridge University Press (in press).

General Editor: Jennifer Keith
Editor, Text and Commentary: Jennifer Keith
Editor, Commentary: Claudia Thomas Kairoff
Associate Editor, Commentary on the Plays: Jean I. Marsden
With the assistance of Rachel Bowman

  • Later Collections, Print and Manuscript: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea,volume 2. Cambridge University Press (in press).

General Editor: Jennifer Keith
Editor, Text and Commentary: Jennifer Keith
Editor, Commentary: Claudia Thomas Kairoff
With the assistance of Rachel Bowman

  • “Lyric.” In The Oxford Handbook of British Poetry, 1660-1800, ed. Jack Lynch. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2016. (8,200 words)
  • “Anne Finch’s Aviary: or, Why She Never Wrote ‘The Bird and the Arras.’” Philological Quarterly 88.1-2 (2009): 77-102.
  • “Alexander Pope.” The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature. Editor-in-Chief, David Scott Kastan. Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2006. 4: 246-53.
  •  “Poetry, Sentiment, and Sensibility.” A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Ed. Christine Gerrard. Oxford: Blackwell, 2006. 127-41.
  • Poetry and the Feminine from Behn to Cowper. Newark: U of Delaware P, 2005.
  • “The Formal Challenges of Antislavery Poetry.” Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 34 (2005): 97-124.
  • “Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762): Haughty Mind, Warm Blood, and the ‘demon of poesie.’” Women and Poetry, 1660-1750. Ed. Sarah Prescott and David Shuttleton. Houndmills: Palgrave, 2003. 79-87.
  • “‘Pre-Romanticism’ and the Ends of Eighteenth-Century Poetry.” The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry. Ed. John Sitter. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 2001. 271-90.
  • “The Poetics of Anne Finch.” Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 38.3 (1998): 465-80.

Awards and Honors

  • Folger Institute Grant, 2014–15
  • Three-year NEH Scholarly Editions and Translations Grant (Principal Investigator), 2010–13.
  • NEH/Folger Shakespeare Library Long-Term Fellowship (with Claudia Thomas Kairoff), 2010–11.
  • William Andrews Clark Short-Term Fellowship, UCLA (with Claudia Thomas Kairoff), 2010.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Long-Term Fellowship, 2007–8.
  • American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Women’s Caucus Editing and Translation Fellowship, 2005-6.
  • Linda Arnold Carlisle Award for Research Excellence in Women’s and Gender Studies, 2006.
  • College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, UNCG, 2005.
  • Fellowship, National Humanities Center, Summer Institutes in Literary Study, 2004.

Links

The Anne Finch Digital Archive
ABO: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830

 

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