Associate Professor of English
Nicolle Jordan teaches and writes about British literature and culture of the long eighteenth-century, focusing on how environmental and ecological concerns inform the literature of the period. Her articles include "'Where Power Is Absolute': Royalist Politics and the Improved Landscape in a Poem by Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea" (The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, Fall 2006) and "The Promise and Frustration of Plebeian Public Opinion in Caleb Williams" (Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Spring 2007). She has another article forthcoming entitled "Eastern Pastoral: 'Female Fears' and 'Savage Foes' in Montagu's 'Constantinople'" (Modern Philology, 2009). She is currently working on a book manuscript entitled Prolific Ground: Landscape and Eighteenth-Century British Women's Writing, which investigates the role of women in the improvement discourse of early-modern Britain.
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