Dr Yaël Schlick
Office: Watson 523
Office Hours: Wed. 10:15–11:15
Travel writing, feminist theory, autobiography, and American poetry.
- “What Is an Experience? Selves and Texts in the Comics Autobiographies of Alison Bechdel and Lynda Barry,” Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art, ed. Jane Tolmie (University Press of Mississippi, forthcoming).
- Feminism and the Politics of Travel After the Enlightenment (Bucknell University Press, 2012).
- “Travel as Praxis: Suzanne Voilquin and the Saint-Simonian ‘Call to the Woman,’ ” European Romantic Review 21.6 (2010): 693-710.
- Refiguring the Coquette: Essays on Coquetry and Culture, co-edited with Shelley King (Bucknell University Press, 2008).
- “Spatial Literacy and the Female Traveler: The Sexual Politics of Map-Reading in Flaubert and Sand,” Nineteenth Century Studies 20 (2006): 61–78.
- Critical edition and translation of Victor Segalen’s Essay on Exoticism: An Aesthetics of Diversity (Duke University Press, 2002).
Having just finished a manuscript on 19th-century women travelers I’m currently “loiteraturing” through the works of Martha Gellhorn and Oulipo, Antarctican travel accounts, and American poetry.