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Sarah Morrison
Dr. Sarah Morrison

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Morrison, Sarah, Professor English
Program/Dept: English
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Research Interests:

Her research interests include single author studies of Milton, Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson and generic analyses of biography and women's romantic fiction.

Recent Publications:

"The Accommodating Serpent and the Dynamics of God's Grace in Paradise Lost." SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 49.1 (2009): 173-95.

“Truth or Consequences: Johnson’s Life of Milton and the Moral Biographer’s Dilemma.” Milton’s Legacy. Ed. Kristin A. Pruitt, and Charles W. Durham. Selinsgrove, PA: Susquehanna University Press, 2005. 220-33.

“Samuel Johnson, Mr. Rambler, and Women.” The Age of Johnson: A Scholarly Annual 14 (2003): 23-50.

"Mothering Desire: The Romance Plot in Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale and Susan Fromberg Schaeffer's The Madness of a Seduced Woman." Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature 19 (2000): 315-36.


Contact Info:
Bert Combs Building 420
Phone: 606-783-2775


Sarah Robertson Morrison was awarded her Ph.D. in English from the University of Kansas in 1984. She is a specialist in the Restoration and the 18th century and Milton. She regularly teaches ENG/WST 320: Women Writers & Feminist Perspectives, ENG 331: British Literature to 1750, ENG 638 Milton, and courses in the Restoration and eighteenth century. In 2002, she was named MSU Distinguished Researcher.
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