Anne Frey

Anne Frey

Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
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Ph. D., British Literature, Johns Hopkins University, 2002
MA, English, Johns Hopkins University, 1998
BA, English, Williams College, magna cum laude with highest honors in English, 1994

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Courses:

British Romanticism
Law and Literature
Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley
British Literature Since 1800
Major British Authors
Intro to Poetry

Graduate Courses:

Seminar in British Romanticism
Seminar in Comparative Approaches: The Age of Nationalism
Genres of Women's Writing

Areas of Focus

Eighteenth-Century British Literature
Nineteenth-Century British Literature
Transatlantic literature
Critical Theory
Law and Literature


British State Romanticism: Authorship, Agency, and Bureaucratic Nationalism, Stanford University Press, 2010.


“Shelley’s Pauses: Systemic Change in Laon and Cythna,” Romantic Circles Praxis March 2016.

“The National Tale and the Pseudonymous Author: Rosalia St. Clair’s Mobile Identity,” European Romantic Review 25:2 (2014) 181-199.

“Romantic Nationalism and the British State” European Romantic Review 22:3 (2012) 271-6.

“A Nation Without Nationalism: The Reorganization of Feeling in Austen’s Persuasion,” Novel: A Forum on Fiction, 38:2 (Spring/Summer 2005), 214-234. [Published Fall 2006].

“Barbara Hofland’s Profession: Questioning the Calling,” The Wordsworth Circle 36:3 (Summer 2005) 110-112.

“De Quincey’s Imperial Systems,” Studies in Romanticism 44:1 (Spring 2005) 41-64.