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Linda M. Shires

writer , English educator

Linda M. Shires, American English educator, writer. Recipient directorship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, 1995; fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, 1993-1994. Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Princeton University, since 2007; Member of Modern Language Association (elections committee 1990-1992), North America Victorian Studies Association, Northeast Victorians Association, Oxford Alumni Association.

Background

Shires, Linda M. was born on July 29, 1950 in Providence. Daughter of Philip and Helen Shires.

Education

Bachelor in Classics, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1972. Master of Arts in Classics, Brown University, 1973. Bachelor in English, Oxford University, England, 1977.

Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy in English, Princeton University, 1981.

Career

From assistant to associate professor Syracuse (New York ) University, 1981—1988, professor English, 1996—2008, director graduate studies, 2007—2008. Professor English Stern College, Yeshiva University, since 2008, chair, since 2009. Referee presses, journals, universities, other organizations.

Member advisory board Victorians Institute Journal University Kentucky, since 1995, NINES. Visiting associate professor New York University, 1996—1997, Princeton University, 1990—1992

Works

book Perspectives: Modes of Viewing and Knowing in Nineteenth-Century England (VICTORIAN CRITICAL INTERVENTIO) book Rewriting the Victorians: Theory, History and the Politics of Gender book [(British Poetry of the Second World War)] [Author: Linda M. Shires] published on (June, 1985)

Membership

Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Princeton University, 2007; 2009-. Member of Modern Language Association (elections committee 1990-1992), North America Victorian Studies Association, INCS, IAUPE, Oxford Alumni Association.

  • Member Alumnae Schools Committee, Brown University 2007; 2009-

Connections

Married Ulrich C. Knoepflmacher. 1 child Alexander; stepchildren: Julie, Paul, Daniel.