Katie Trumpener

I work across the modern period (late 18th C. to the present), with particular interests in the history of the British and European novel; anglophone fiction (especially Scotland, Ireland, Canada); visual culture (including European film history); history of children’s literature 18th C-present.

Selected Publications

On the Viewing Platform: The Panorama Between Canvas and Screen (co-edited with Tim Barringer, Yale UP, 2020)

Bardic Nationalism: The Romantic Novel and the British Empire (Princeton University Press, 1997)

–ed., John Galt, Bogle Corbet, or The Emigrants (1831; John Galt Critical Edition, forthcoming Edinburgh UP, 2023)

==”No Longer at Ease: The Romantic Novel in Europe,” forthcoming in Patrick Vincent, ed. Cambridge History of European Romantic Literature, forthcoming Cambridge University Press, (2023)

==”The peripheral rise of the novel: Scotland, Ireland, and the politics of form” in Liam  MacInvernay and Raymond Ryan, eds., Ireland and Scotland: Culture and Society 1707-2000 (Dublin: Four Courts, 2004)

- “Picture-book worlds and ways of seeing,” in Matthew Grenby and Andrea Immel, Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature (2010)

- “The Making of Child Readers,”  in James Chandler, ed., Cambridge History of British Romanticism (Cambridge University Press, 2009)

- “The Arabian Nights, Arab-European Literary Influence and the Lineages of the Novel” (with Rebecca Johnson and Richard Maxwell), MLQ 68:2 (2007)

–“Actors, puppets, Girls: Little Women and the collective Bildungsroman,” Textual Practice. (2020)    Special issue on the Bildungsroman

Cambridge Companion to Fiction of the Romantic Period (co-edited with Richard Maxwell, Cambridge UP, 2008)

–Text and Textile (Beinecke Library, 2018, co-authored with Kathryn James and Melina Moe). https://beinecke.library.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/textiles_book_v6.pdf


Undergraduate: Austen, Brontë and the Modern Women’s Novel; 18th-Century European Novel; Canadian Literature

Graduate: Rise of the European Novel; History of Children’s Literature: The Anglo-American Tradition in European Context.