Deborah De Rosa
Later 19th-century American Literature
Office: RH 225
- Ph.D. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; 1998
- M.A. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill; 1991
- B.A. Barnard College of Columbia University New York; 1988
- Abolitionist literature
- Children’s literature
- Slave and Captivity Narratives
- Ghost Stories
- Womanism and Women Writers, including Toni Morrison, Amy Tan and J.K. Rowling
- Editor, Into the Mouths of Babes: An Anthology of Children’s Abolitionist Literature. New York: Greenwood Press, 2005.
- Domestic Abolitionism and Juvenile Literature: 1830-1865. New York: State University of New York Press, 2003.
- “A Womanist Approach.” The Toni Morrison Encyclopedia. Ed. Elizabeth Beaulieu. Greenwood Press, 2002. 39-49.
- From the Liberator’s “Juvenile Department” to Juvenile Poems, for the Use of Free American Children of Every Complexion: William Lloyd Garrison and Abolitionist Literature for Children, 1831-1835. In progress.