Temma Berg received her Ph.D. from Temple University. Editor of Engendering the Word: Feminist Essays in Psychosexual Poetics
, her articles on reader-response criticism, deconstruction, and women writers have appeared in Papers in Language and Literature; Studies in the Novel; Criticism; Eighteenth-Century Life; LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory
; and Eighteenth-Century Women: Studies in Their Lives, Work, and Culture
. Her interest in archives led to her 2006 monograph, The Lives and Letters of an Eighteenth-Century Circle of Acquaintance
, which is based on a sheaf of eighteenth-century letters housed at London's Society of Antiquaries. She is currently working on a collection of essays in honor of Betty Rizzo (Women, Gender, and Print Culture in Eighteenth-Century Britain: Essays in Memory of Betty Rizzo
, forthcoming with Lehigh University Press) and on the Bronte sisters. Her courses often focus on women writers, gender and sexuality, the different perspectives made possible by different theoretical frameworks, and the intricacies of archival investigation. During the 2010/2011 academic year, she served as the David Julian and Virginia Suther Whichard Distinguished Professor in the Humanities at East Carolina University.
Temma F. Berg
Graeff Professor of English Literature, English
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PhD Temple University, 1980
MA Temple University, 1974
BA Temple University, 1965