Miriam Jones

BA, MA, PhD (York)

Miriam JonesMiriam Jones’s PhD dissertation was entitled ‘Too Common and Most Unnatural!’: rewriting the ‘infanticidal woman’ in Britain, 1764 –1859.

Her areas of specialization are eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century literature, cultural studies, gender studies, speculative fiction, textual studies, popular culture, print culture, prose narrative, and women’s writing.

She has published articles about George Eliot, ballads, street literature, vampires, science fiction, and erotic literature. Her current project involves representations of the “murderous sweetheart” in eighteenth-century popular literary culture.

She is a member of the Graduate Academic Unit and co-ordinates the Minor and Certificate in Gender Studies at UNB Saint John.

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