Associate Professor of English
Education: B.A. and Ph.D., Yale University
Expertise: Eighteenth-Century Literature; Psychoanalytic and Gender Theory; History and Theory of the Novel
With Pomona Since: 2002
Office: Crookshank Hall 104
Campus Phone: (909) 607-2837
Email: Sarah Raff
Office Hours: On leave 2007-08
Acts, representations, and theories of reading; quixotism, or fiction’s influence on reality; the evolution of the seductive narrator; maxims, guardians, and libertines; Richardson, Austen, Proust
- ID 001 PO Critical Inquiry Seminar
- ENGL091 PO Englightnmnt,Romantic,Victrn Lit
- ENGL199 PO Ind Std: English
- ENGL158 PO Jane Austen
- ENGL067 PO Literary Interpretation
- ENGL103 PO Literature of the Enlightenment
- ENGL110 PO Women & the Rise of the Novel
- “Precepts, Quixotes, and Galateas: The Didactic Novel in Eighteenth-Century Britain,” Comparative Literature Studies 43.4 (Winter 2006): 466-79.
- “Procrastination, Melancholia, and the Prehistory of Persuasion,” Persuasions: The Jane Austen Journal 29 (2007):175-180.
- “Blame Austen: Janeites, Emma, and the Betrayal of Fanny Knight,” The Eighteenth-Century Novel 9 (2009), forthcoming, 64 pages.