Marisa   P.  Knox

Assistant Professor  

Office: ELABS 263
Phone: (956) 665-3447

Dr. Marisa P. Knox

Selected Publications

  • Marisa Knox. "Masculine Identification and Marital Dissolution in Aurora Leigh," Victorian Poetry 52, no. 2 (2014): 277–300.

  • Marisa Knox. "“The Valley of the Shadow of Books” George Gissing, New Women, and Morbid Literary Detachment," Nineteenth-Century Literature 69, no. 1 (2014): 92–122.

  • Marisa Knox. "Imagining Informal Empire: Nineteenth-Century British Literature and Latin America," Literary Compass .

Selected Grants and Fellowships

  • Marisa Knox. Summer Writing Program for Faculty, The Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Diversity and the Center for Teaching Excellence, $500.00 (May 2017 - August 2017)

  • Marisa Knox. Faculty Travel Support Program, Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Diversity, $600.00 (November 2016)

  • Marisa Knox. Dissertation-Year Fellowship, UC Berkeley, (2012 - 2013)

  • Marisa Knox. Dean's Normative Time Fellowship, UC Berkeley, (2007 - 2008)

  • Marisa Knox. Beinecke Scholarship for graduate study, Beinecke Foundation, (2004 - 2007)

  • Marisa Knox. Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship, UC Berkeley, (2004 - 2006)

Selected Presentations

  • Marisa Knox. "“This fountain of English undefiled”: The English School in Nineteenth-Century Chile," Victorian Preserves, North American Victorian Studies Association, Alberta, Canada (November 2017)

  • Marisa Knox. ""Antipathetic Telepathy: Close-Reading the Enemy in There is No Death and Dracula"," Social Victorians, NAVSA, Phoenix, AZ (November 2016)

  • Marisa Knox. "“The most domestic of creatures”: Nineteenth-Century Englishwomen in Chile," Pacific Coast Conference on British Studies, The Huntington Library (April 2016)

  • Marisa Knox. ""'Among all the commotions of nature and society': Englishwomen in Independent Chile"," Natural and Unnatural Histories, INCS, Appalachian State University (March 2016)

  • Marisa Knox. "Theoretical Approaches: Getting in the Critical Frame of Mind," English 6300 Annual Literatures and Cultural Studies Colloquium, UTRGV (November 2015)

  • Marisa Knox. "‘At home in Valparaiso’: Domesticity and English Womanhood in Chile.” ," Victorians in the World, NAVSA, (July 2015)

  • Marisa Knox. ""What Is an Actress?"," Victorian Classes and Classifications, NAVSA, (November 2014)

  • Marisa Knox. " “Character Invasion and the Art of Acting in No Name"," Victorian Performance, UC Berkeley, (April 2014)

  • Marisa Knox. " “Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s Elective Readership"," Victorian Networks, NAVSA, University of Wisconsin (September 2012)

  • Marisa Knox. "“‘Literary Nunneries’: Women’s Education, Sterility, and Detachment," Northeast Modern Language Association, Rochester, NY (March 2012)

Current Courses

CLAS 7100 03 - Continuing Thesis:
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ENGL 6311 02I - Gender&Sexuality Victorian Lit:
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ENGL 3302 01 - Survey of Brit Lit II:
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ENGL 4313 01 - The Bronte Sisters:
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ENGL 6311 01I - Gender&Sexuality Victorian Lit:
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Previous Courses