30 January 2006
English Dept. Lecture on Wayward Women in 18th
The English Department Lecture Series presents "Wayward
Women, Virtuous Violence: Feminine Violence in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century England," a lecture by Dr.
Margo Bond Collins, assistant professor of English, JSU.
Dr. Bond Collins specializes in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British literature. She is the author of
several articles, including "Centlivre vs. Hardwicke: Susannah Centlivre’s Plays Before and After the Marriage
Act" in Comparative Drama and "Eliza Haywood’s Cross-Gendered Audience" in Eighteenth-Century Women.
She also co-edited an edition of Eliza Haywood’s conduct manuals The Wife, The Husband, and The Young
Lady for Pickering and Chatto in London and is the book review editor for the journal Eighteenth-Century
Dr. Collins holds a B.A. from the University of New Orleans (1992) and a Ph.D. from the University of
North Texas (2000). Her other research and teaching interests include composition; science fiction, fantasy,
and speculative fiction; and Gothic literature.
The lecture will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, 2 February 2006, and will be held in room 129 of Stone Center.
This event is free and open to the public.
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