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University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Massachusetts Amherst

English Department

Faculty Profiles: Suzanne Daly

Contact Information:
452C Bartlett Hall
Amherst, MA 0l003
p: 413-545-5498
f: 413-545-3880  


Associate Professor, Associate Chair of the English Department

Suzanne Daly received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania and her MA and PhD from Columbia University.

Professor Daly’s fields of research and teaching include Victorian literature and culture, literary theory, and the history of the British empire, with special focus on the novel.

Recent and Forthcoming Publications:

The Empire Inside: Indian Commodities in Victorian Domestic Novels. University of Michigan Press, November 2010.

“Introduction: Cooking Culture.” Co-written with Ross Forman. Victorian Literature and Culture 36.2 (2008).

Co-editor (with Ross Forman). Food and Drink in the Nineteenth Century. Special issue of Victorian Literature and Culture 36.2 (2008).

Spinning Cotton: Domestic and Industrial Novels.” Victorian Studies 50.2 (2008).

“Indiscreet Jewels: The Eustace Diamonds.” Nineteenth Century Studies 19 (2005).

“The Clerk’s Tale: Characterizing the Middle in Dombey and Son.” In Narrative Middles: Navigating the Nineteenth-Century Novel, ed. Mario Ortiz-Robles and Caroline Levine. Forthcoming, Ohio State University Press.

Recent Courses Taught:

English 134: Gender, Sexuality, Literature and Culture
English 202: Major British Writers II
English 349: The Nineteenth-Century British Novel
English 359: The Victorian Imagination
English 791: Theorizing the Discipline
English 891DB: Urban Jungle: Poverty and Philanthropy in the Victorian City
English 891: Fictions of British India

Areas of Specialization: Colonial, Postcolonial, & Transnational Studies, 18th & 19th Century British Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Marxist Literary Studies, Theory and Cultural Studies