Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Stephanie Foote

Professor of English and Gender and Women's Studies

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Selected Publications

Books

  • Regional Fictions: Culture and Identity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 2001.

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Book Contributions

  • "“Women’s Regional Writing in the Twentieth Century,”." The Cambridge History of American Women’s Writing, . Cambridge, MA: Cambridge, 2012.
  • "“Geographic Fictions: Local Knowledge and the Place of Fiction,” ." Oxford History of U.S. Fiction, 1870-1940. Ed. Priscilla Wald. New York: Oxford, 2013.
  • "“Enviroblogging: Clearing Green Space in a Virtual World,” ." Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Culture, Social Justice. Ed. Stephanie Foote. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.
  • "“The Cultural Work of American Regionalism.”." Blackwell’s Reader in Regional Literatures of the United States. London: Blackwell, 2003. 23-40.

Edited Books

  • Aldrich, Ann . We Walk Alone. New York: Feminist Press, 2006.
  • Aldrich, Ann. We, Too, Must Love. New York: Feminist Press, 2006.
  • Mazzolini, Elizabeth, and Stephanie Foote. Histories of the Dustheap: Waste, Material Culture, Social Justice. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2012.

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Journal Articles

  • LeMenager, Stephanie . ""The Sustainable Humanities"." PMLA 127.3 (2012): 572-578.
  • "“Amateur Hour: Beginning Again in the Lecture Hall.” ." Pedagogy 10.3 (2010): 457-470.
  • "“The Little Brothers of the Rich: Queer Families in the Late Nineteenth Century.” ." American Literature 79.4 (2007): 701-724. .
  • "“Deviant Classics: Pulps and the Making of Lesbian Print Culture.” ." Signs 39.1 (2005): 169-190.
  • "“Henry James and the Parvenus: Reading Taste in The Spoils of Poynton.” ." The Henry James Review 27.1 (2006): 42-60. .
  • "“Resentful Little Women: Class and Gender Feeling in Louisa May Alcott.” ." College Literature 32.1 (2005): 63-85. .
  • ""Ethnic Plotting: Henry Harland and the Jewish Writer." ." American Literature 75.1 (2003): 119-140..
  • "“Making Sport of Tonya: Class Desire and Social Punishment.” ." JSSI (2003): 3-17.
  • "Marvels of Memory: Citizenship and Ethnic Identity in Abraham Cahan's 'The Imported Bridegroom.'" ." MELUS 25.1 (2000): 33-53.
  • ""The Value of Regional Identity: Labor, Representation, and Authorship in Hamlin Garland." ." Studies in American Fiction 27.2 (1999): 159-182..
  • ""'I Feared to Find Myself a Foreigner': Revisiting the Region in Sarah Orne Jewett’s The Country of the Pointed Firs.” ." Arizona Quarterly 52.2 (1996): 37-61.