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Department of English
University of Mississippi

Natalie Schroeder

Professor Emeritus


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University (1978)
  • M.A., Northwestern University (1970)
  • B.S., Northwestern University (1963)

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Victorian Literature
  • Dickens
  • Contemporary Women’s Literature
  • Popular Literature
  • Gothic Fiction

Selected Publications

  • Natalie Schroeder and Ronald A. Schroeder.  From Sensation to Society: Representations of Marriage in the Fiction of Mary Elizabeth Braddon, 1862-1866.  Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2006.Ouida, Under Two Flags. Introduction and Notes by Natalie Schroeder, Kansas City: Valancourt Books, 2009.
  • Co-author Shari Hodges Holt, Ouida the Phenomenon: Evolving Social, Political, and Gender Concerns in her Fiction. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2008.
  • Ouida, In Maremma Ed. Natalie Schroeder, Chicago: Valancourt Books, 2006.
  • Regina Maria Roche, Clermont. Ed. Natalie Schroeder, Chicago Valancourt Books, 2006.
  • Co-author Shari Hodges Holt, “The Gin Epidemic: Gin Distrubution as a Means of Control and Profit in Dickens’s Early Non Fiction and Oliver Twist,”in Dickens Studies Annual. Volume 36 (2005): 1-32 .
  • “Feminine Sensationalism, Eroticism, and Self-Assertion: M.E. Braddon and Ouida”,Contemporary Literary Criticism. Gale Research, Inc. 2005.
  • Ouida, Moths. Ed. Natalie Schroeder. Petersborough, Ontario, Canada: Broadview Press, 2005.
  • Co-Author Ronald A. Schroeder, “Miserable Bondage: Marital Companionship and Neglect in Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s The Lady’s Mile,” Nineteenth-Century Feminisms, Spring 2000.
  • “Stephen King’s Misery: Freudian Sexual Symbolism and the Battle of the Sexes,”Journal of Popular Culture 30.2 (1996):137-148.
  • “Barnaby Rudge and Jack Sheppard: Yet More ‘Humbug’from a ‘Jolter-Head,'” Studies in the Novel 18 (1986):27-35.
  • “Feminine Sensationalism, Eroticism, and Self- Assertion: M.E. Braddon and Ouida,”Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature 7 (1988):87-103
  • “The Mysteries of Udolpho and Clermont: The Radcliffean Encroachment on the Art of Regina Maria Roche,” Studies in the Novel 12 (1980): 131-143.
  • “The Anti-Feminist Reception of Regina Maria Roche,” Essays in Literature 9 (1982):55-65.

Curriculum Vitae
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