Dr. Sarah Morrison
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Morrison, Sarah, Professor English
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Her research interests include single author studies of Milton, Jane Austen and Samuel Johnson and generic analyses of biography and women's romantic fiction.
"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.
BioSarah 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.