Faculty & Staff
Susan Tomlinson, PhD
Associate Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts
Areas of Expertise
African-American literature; Colonial American literature; and gender and modernism; narrative
PhD, Brown University
Professional Publications & Contributions
- “Teaching Jessie Fauset’s Plum Bun,” in Teaching the Harlem Renaissance: Course Design and Classroom Strategies. Ed. Michael Soto. New York: Peter Lang, 2008: 115-21.
- “‘Curiously Without Body’: The Hidden Language of Zona Gale’s Faint Perfume,” in MFS: Modern Fiction Studies 52.3 (Fall 2006): 570-87.
- “‘An Unwonted Coquetry’: The Commercial Seductions of Jessie Fauset’s The Chinaberry Tree,” in Middlebrow Moderns: Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s, edited by Lisa Botshon and Meredith Goldsmith. Boston: Northeastern UP, 2003: 227-43.
- “Vision to Visionary: The New Negro Woman as Cultural Worker in Jessie Fauset’s Plum Bun,” in Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 19 (Winter 2002): 90-97.