Taylor Walle Assistant Professor of English

Taylor Walle

Washington Hall 108


BA, English, Washington and Lee University
MSt, Women's Studies, University of Oxford, Kellogg College
PhD, English, University of California, Los Angeles


18th- and early 19th-century British literature; orality and literacy; literature by women; women's and gender studies


ENGL 394 - Topics in Literature in English since 1900: Between the Acts: The Life and Writing of Virginia Woolf
ENGL 335 - 18th-Century Novels: Jane Austen: Radical Jane: The Politics of Class, Gender, and Race in Austen's "Polite" Fiction
ENGL 292 - Topics in British Literature: Literature of the British Slave Trade, 1688-2016
ENGL 292 - Topics in British Literature: A Monstrous Creation: Frankenstein and its Intertexts
ENGL 292 - All About Eve
ENGL 232 - The Novel: Frantic and Sickly, Idle and Extravagant: The Gothic Novel from 1764 to 1979
WRIT 100 - Writing Seminar for First-Years: Fiends, Monsters, and Tyrants: Gothic Literature from Frankenstein to Coraline

Selected Publications

“‘He looked quite red’: Persuasion and Austen’s New Man of Feeling,” forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century Fiction

“‘These Gentlemens Ill Treatment of our Mother Tongue’: Female Grammarians and the Promotion of the Vernacular,” forthcoming in Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature