Kathryn W. Powell|
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kathryn Powell is a post-doctoral Lecturer and Assistant Director of the Writing Center at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her interdisciplinary research and teaching interests are in Victorian literature with special emphases on 19th-century cultures of technology, mobility, progress, and affect. Her dissertation, completed August 2017, is titled, "Railways and Regret: Revising Mobility Myths in Literature and Culture, 1857–1891." An article on a related topic: “Engineering Heroes: Revising the Self-Help Narrative in Elizabeth Gaskell’s Cousin Phillis,” Gaskell Journal 29 (2015).
Essays in Partial Answers
Railway Crossings : Intersectional Railway Safety Advocacy in Charlotte Riddell’s City and Suburb
Volume 16, issue 2; includes forum "Modernity and Mobility: Victorian Women Traveling", January 2018
Literature and Science