Publications and Awards - Nicolle Jordan


  • “Anne Finch and the Fallen Country House.” The Intellectual Culture of the English Country House. Eds. Matthew Dimmock and Margaret Healy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015): 129-45

  • “‘I Writ These Lines on the Body of the Tree’: Jane Barker’s Arboreal Poetics.” Invaluable Trees: Cultures of Nature, 1660-1830. Eds. Laura Auricchio, Elizabeth Heckendorn Cook, and Giulia Pacini (Oxford: Voltaire Foundation, 2012): 251-63.
  •   “A Creole Contagion: Narratives of Slavery and Tainted Wealth in Millenium Hall.” Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 30.1. (Spring 2011): 57-70.
  • “Gentlemen and Gentle Women: The Landscape Ethos in Millenium Hall.Eighteenth-Century Fiction 24.1 (Summer 2011): 31-54.
  •   “From Pastoral to Georgic: Modes of Negotiating Social Mobility in Elizabeth Montagu’s Correspondence.” Eighteenth-Century Women 6 (September 2011): 103-130.
  •  “Eastern Pastoral: ‘Female Fears’ and ‘Savage Foes’ in Montagu’s ‘Constantinople.’” Modern Philology 107.3 (February 2010): 400-20.
  •   “The Promise and Frustration of Plebeian Public Opinion in Caleb Williams. Eighteenth-Century Fiction 19.3 (Spring 2007): 243-66.
  •   “‘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 46.3 (Fall 2005): 255-75.


  • John Norden’s The Surveyor’s Dialogue (1618): A Critical Edition. Ed. Mark Netzloff. Seventeenth-Century News V. 69.3/4 (Fall 2011): 164-168.
  • Caleb Williams, ed. Pamela Clemit. Eighteenth-Century Fiction 22.4 (Summer 2010): 736-8.
  • Poetry and Ecology in the Age of Milton and Marvell. Seventeenth-Century News 67.1/2 (Spring 2009): 33-6. [On-line]
  • “Passion as Pharmakon: A Problem in Medicine, Theology, and the Novel” (review essay). The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 45.3 (Fall 2004): 285-91.



  • Dr. Jordan received a visiting fellowship at Chawton House in Southampton, UK for February 2014. She will consult the Wellington Papers and other materials at the Centre for the Study of Early English Women's Writing in order to bring her book to completion.

  • USM College of Arts and Letters Faculty Research Grant, Summer 2011.
  • ASECS/William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Fellowship, Summer 2008.
  • USM Committee on Services and Resources for Women Faculty Research Grant, 2008.
  • International Study Grant from Ashland University, Summer 2005.
  • Winchester Summer Fellowship for Alumni of Wesleyan University English Dept., 1995, 1997, 2001.
  • Salomon Dissertation Fellowship, Brown University, 1999-2000.
  • Albert Spaulding Cook Memorial Prize, 2000. Best graduate essay in comparative literature.
  • Graduate Student Fellowship, Brown University, 1994-5.