Dr. Tracey A. Cummings
firstname.lastname@example.org | 402 Raub Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2640
- Tuesday and Thursday, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
- Or by appointment
Education: Ph.D. in English (specializing in 19th-century American literature) from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; M.A. in English from Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA; B.A. in English from King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Courses Most Commonly Taught: Composition; Introduction to Literature; American Literature before the Civil War; America’s Haunted Texts; Death in 19th-Century American Literature and Culture; Text and the City: Stories of NYC; Hawthorne, Thoreau, and Alcott
Courses Developed: America’s Haunted Texts, Death in 19th-Century American Literature and Culture, Text and the City: Stories of NYC, Hawthorne, Thoreau, and Alcott
Research Areas: 19th-century American literature
“’Upon a Scaffold Hye’: Absolon as Herod” in the collaborative article "Dramatic Intertextuality in the Miller's Tale: Chaucer's Use of Characters from Medieval Drama as Foils for John, Alisoun, Nicholas, and Absolon," Volume 3 (March 1996) of Chaucer Yearbook: A Journal of Late Medieval Studies
“The Importance of the Bee as Symbol in Thoreau’s Walden and Alcott’s Work.” Insects and Texts: Spinning Webs of Wonder. Explora International Conference Proceedings. Toulouse, France: Toulouse Natural History Museum, 2010. 280-90. Print.
Areas of Expertise: 19th-century American literature, Composition and Rhetoric, Contemporary American Literature