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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Joan Wylie Hall


  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, English and American Literature (1976)
  • M.A., University of Notre Dame (1970)
  • B.A., Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, Indiana (1969)

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Southern literature
  • 19th and 20th century American literature
  • literature by and about women

Selected Publications

  • Editor of Conversations with Audre Lorde. Jackson: UP of Mississippi, 2004.
  • “Janisse Ray.” American Writers: A Collection of Literary Biographies. Supplement XVIII. Ed. Jay Parini. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Cengage, 2009. 189-206.
  • “‘Everybody’s Talking’: Anna Deavere Smith’s Documentary Theatre.” Contemporary African American Women Playwrights: A Casebook. Ed. Philip C. Kolin. New York: Routledge, 2007. 150-66.
  • Shirley Jackson: A Study of the Short Fiction. New York: Twayne, 1993.

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Curriculum Vitae