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Beth Maclay Doriani

Beth Maclay Doriani, American English language educator. Grantee Pew Evangelical Scholars, 1997. Member Modern Language Association (American Literature section), Emily Dickinson International Society.

Background

  • Doriani, Beth Maclay was born on January 6, 1961 in Pittsburgh. Daughter of William N. and Betty (Boucher) Maclay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English, Calvin College, 1983. Master of Arts, Kent State University, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy, University Notre Dame, 1990.

    Career

    • Associate professor English Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, 1990-1998. Academic dean Malone College, Canton, Ohio, since 1998.

    Works

    • Emily Dickinson, Daughter of Prophecy
    • How do women, historically excluded from the role of preacher because of their gender, gain authority to assume a prophetic voice? What rhetorical strategies can empower the woman who would claim the role of prophet? In this book, Beth Maclay Doriani looks at the ways Emily Dickinson addressed these questions in the context of patriarchal nineteenth-century New England.
    • Author: Emily Dickinson, Daughter of Prophecy, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Modern Language Association (American Literature section), Emily Dickinson International Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Boating, reading, swimming, flute.

    Connections

    • Married Christopher W. Doriani, June 4, 1983. Children: Kara E., Andrew C., Joelle M.
    • father: William N. Maclay
    • mother: Betty (Boucher) Maclay
    • spouse: Christopher W. Doriani
    • children: Kara E. Doriani
    • Andrew C. Doriani
    • Joelle M. Doriani
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    Born January 6, 1961
    (age 56)
    Nationality
    • 1983
      Calvin College
    • 1986
      Kent State University
    • 1990
      University Notre Dame
    • 1990 - 1998
      Associate, professor English Northwestern College
      Orange City, Florida, United States
    • 1998
      academic dean Malone College
      Canton, Massachusetts, United States

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