Ph.D., Cornell University
Beth Newman’s work is in Victorian literature, primarily fiction. Her book, Subjects on Display, draws upon feminist and psychoanalytic theory in the interpretation of nineteenth-century British novels. More recent, developing interests include ideas and attitudes towards language in nineteenth-century British literature and society; the industrial novel; Victorian poetry and poetics.
- Literature, Culture, and Industry (Victorian Lit.)
- The Brontës
- Feminist Theory
- Subjects on Display: Psychoanaylsis, Social Expectation, and Victorian Femininity (Ohio U P, 2005)
- Jane Eyre (Case Studies in Contemporary Criticism series) (Bedford, 1996)
- Wuthering Heights (Broadview Press, forthcoming)