Department of English
West Chester University
Dr. Jen Bacon
532 Main Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Main Hall 548
Ph.D., English, University of Delaware
M.A., English, Western Illinois University
B.A., English, Elizabethtown College
Teaching and Research Interests
18th and 19th Century British literature; Composition and Business Writing; Intercultural Communication
'All the World's a Stage': Dramatic Sensibility in Mary Shelley's Novels. New York: Routledge, 2002.
"Mathilda: Mary Shelley's Romantic Tragedy." Keats-Shelley Journal 46 (1997): 75-96.
"The Illusion of 'Great Expectations': Manners and Morals in Mary Shelley's Lodore and Falkner." In Iconoclastic Departures: Mary Shelley After Frankenstein. Eds. Syndy Conger, Frederick Frank, and Gregory O'Dea. Madison, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press, 1997: 275-294.
"Breaking the Tie That Binds: Parents and Children in Romantic Fiction." In Family Matters in the British and American Novel. Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1997: 31-54.