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Emily Cline


Currently working on a dissertation titled, "Working Women, Witnesses, & Wraiths: Catherine Crowe’s Challenge to Victorian Hierarchies of Knowledge."

Research Interests
  • Victorian literature
  • Ghost Stories and the Gothic
  • Detective Fiction
  • Vampire and Werewolf fiction
  • Women's Writing
  • Gender and Genre
  • Non-Human Animal Studies
  • Disability Studies
Selected Publications


“‘True Feminine Pertinacity’: Feminine Evidence and Expertise in the Popular Fiction of Catherine Crowe.” Oxford Research in English, vol. 12, Summer 2021, pp. 45-69.

“Bloodlust: The Embodiment of the Uncanny in ‘The Vampyre.’” Hektoen International: A Journal of Medical Humanities, Winter 2020,….

Conference Papers:

"'A True, Circumstantial, and Faithful Account: Ghost Stories and Apparition Narratives in The Night Side of Nature." Witchcraft and the Supernatural Conference, Romancing the Gothic. 26 August 2023, Online.

“‘The wolf’s foot was produced in court’: Monstrosity and the Law in Catherine Crowe’s Werewolf Tales.” British Women Writers Association. 19 May 2022, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

 “Maude Abbott and (Auto)Biography: Reading Medical Women’s Life-Writing.” Maude Abbott and the Medical Museum Symposium. 18 March 2022, McGill University, Montreal, QC.

Awards and Recognition
SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship, 2023-2024
SSHRC CGS-M, 2019-2020
Graduate Supervision

S. Brooke Cameron

Areas of Study
Ecocriticism and Animal Studies
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Print Culture and Textual Studies
Genres and Forms
Popular and Genre Fiction

Department of English, Queen's University

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