Alexandra Valint

Assistant Professor of English, Director of Graduate Studies


Alexandra Valint teaches and writes about Victorian literature, narrative theory, the gothic, children’s literature, and young adult literature. Her current book manuscript, Narrative Bonds: The Victorian Multi-Narrator Novel, examines Victorian novels that employ multiple narrators by authors such as Charles Dickens, Emily Brontë, Wilkie Collins, and Robert Louis Stevenson. She has published articles on Jane Eyre in Victorian Literature and Culture and Dickens Studies Annual, on Treasure Island in English Literature in Transition, 1880–1920, and on The Secret Garden and Holiday House—both in Children’s Literature Association Quarterly. She also has published an entry on Juliana Horatia Ewing in The Encyclopedia of Victorian Literature and a chapter on the Twilight Saga and Chaos Walking series in the edited collection New Directions in Children’s Gothic: Debatable Lands. Recent conference presentations include papers on The Woman in White, The Moonstone, A Christmas Carol, The Secret Garden, and Dracula. She regularly teaches a course on the Victorian gothic in USM’s British Studies Program in London, England. She is currently the English Department’s Director of Graduate Studies.
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