Nina Auerbach
Fisher-Bennett Hall 113
215-898-5145

Nina Auerbach retired from Penn in 2010; she is now the John Welsh Centennial Professor of English Emerita. Her special area of concentration is nineteenth-century England. She has published, lectured, and reviewed widely in the fields of Victorian literature, theater, cultural history, and horror fiction and film.

Her books include Our Vampires, Ourselves; Private Theatricals: The Lives of the Victorians; Ellen Terry, Player in Her Time; Romantic Imprisonment: Women and Other Glorified Outcasts; Woman and the Demon: The Life of a Victorian Myth; and Communities of Women: An Idea in Fiction. Her most recent book, Daphne du Maurier, Haunted Heiress inaugurates the University of Pennsylvania Press series, Personal Takes. Her current project is Lost Lives, a study of ghosts and their purposes.

Nina Auerbach has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Ford Foundation Fellowship as well as the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. In 2000, she received the annual Distinguished Scholarship Award from the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts.

last updated 2013/03/06

Publications

Awards

1983 The Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching

Courses Taught

Spring 2009

English
251.401

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

English
556.301

Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

English
052.001

Spring 2006

English
556.401

Fall 2005

English
055.001

Spring 2005

Fall 2004

English
255.401

Spring 2003

English
055.001

Fall 2002

Spring 2002

English
090.401

Fall 2001

English
754.301

Spring 2001

Fall 2000

English
754.401

Spring 1999

English
055.001

Fall 1998

Spring 1998

Fall 1997

English
290.402

Fall 1996

English
255.302

Spring 1996

English
255.301

Fall 1995

English
055.001

Spring 1995

Fall 1994

English
055.001

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