Elizabeth Grubgeld

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Address: 302A Morrill Hall
Phone: 405-744-6217
Message: 405-744-9474
E-mail: elizabeth.grubgeld@okstate.edu 

Regents Professor

Director of Literature Program

PhD, The University of Iowa

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Modern British and Irish literature
  • Autobiography
  • Disability Studies

Recent Upper Division & Graduate Courses Taught

  • Literature and Disability Studies
  • Autobiography: Theory and Practice
  • The Harlem and Irish Renaissances
  • Modernist Fiction

Selected Publications

Books:

Disability and Life Writing in Post-Independence Ireland.  London: Palgrave MacMillan. Forthcoming, October 2019 (Literary Disability Series). 

Anglo-Irish Autobiography: Class, Gender, and the Forms of Narrative. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2004. (Awarded the 2005 Robert Rhodes Prize for Best Book in Irish Literature.)

George Moore and the Autogenous Self: The Autobiography and Fiction. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1994. (Awarded of the 1995 American Conference for Irish Studies Prize for Best Book of Literary and Cultural Criticism.) 

Essays (Since 2005): 

"George Moore: Gender, Place and Narrative." Forthcoming in The Oxford Book of Modern Irish Fiction. Ed. Liam Harte. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Forthcoming 2020.

"Protestant Autobiography in the 18th and 19th Centuries." The Cambridge History of Irish Autobiography. Ed. Liam Harte. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018: 54-68.

"Memoirs of Sight Loss from Post-Independence Ireland." The Irish University Review  47.2 (2017): 266-80.

"Rousseau, George Moore, and the Ethics of Confession."Etudes Irelandaises 41.1 (2016): 143-54.

"'The Little Red-Haired Boy, George Moore': Moore, Benmussa, Garcia and the Masculine Voices of Albert Nobbs." George Moore's Paris. Eds. Michel Brunet, Fabienne Gaspari and Mary Pierse. Oxford: Lang (Reimagining Irish Series), 2015: 251-67.

"Gossip, Art, and the Public Secret: George Moore on his Contemporaries." George Moore: Influence and Collaboration. Eds. Ann Heilmann and Mark Llewellyn. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 2014: 137-50

"To Be Seduced, Transfixed, and Terrified: George Moore's Autobiographies and the Vampiric Grasp of Home."  George Moore and the Quirks of Human Nature. Ed. Mary Pierse and Maria Elena Jaime de Pablos.  Oxford: Lang (ReImagining Ireland Series), 2014: 143-62.

"Framing the Body: George Moore's 'Albert Nobbs' and the Disappearing Realist Subject." George Moore: Across Borders. Eds. Christine Huguet and Fabienne Garcier. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2013: 193-208.

"The Online Diary and New Narrative Structures for Disability Life Writing." Interférences littéraires/ Literaire interferenties 9 (2012): 237-47. Special Issue on the Diary. 

"George Moore's Correspondence as Social Practice." George Moore: Dublin, Paris, Hollywood. Eds. Adrian Frazier and Conor Montague.  Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 2012: 156-70.

"A Dangerous Harbor: Walker Percy, Andre Dubus, and Marriage."  Xavier Review. 30.1 (2011): 58-73. Special Issue on Andre Dubus/Andre Dubus II.

"Refiguring the Masculine Body in the Autobiographies of Disabled American Men." New Essays on Life Writing and the Body. Ed. Christopher Stuart. Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009: 47-61.

"Body, Privacy, and Community: Reading Disability in the Late Fiction of Andre Dubus." Religion and Literature 38.3 ( 2007): 33-53.

“Irish Life Writing in the Twentieth Century.” The Cambridge Companion to the Irish Novel. Ed. John Wilson Foster. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

"Castleleslie.com : Autobiography, Heritage Tourism, and Digital Design"  New Hibernia Review:  Iris Eireannach Nua 10:1 (Spring, 2006). (Winner of the 2007 Roger McHugh prize for Outstanding Article in Irish Studies, University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies). 

Honors & Offices 

  • Regents Award for Distinguished Scholarship, 2018.
  • Sponsored international participant in the institute, Stories of Illness and Disability in Literature and Comics: Intersections of the Medical, the Personal, and the Cultural, Berlin Museum of Medical History and the Freie Universitat Berlin, 2017.
  • Oklahoma State University Award for Service, 2015
  • Sponsored international participant in the Seminar on George Moore, Princess Grace Irish Library, Monaco. 2014.
  • 2007 Roger McHugh Prize for Outstanding Article in Irish Studies, University of St. Thomas Center for Irish Studies: "Casteleslie.com: Autobiography, Heritage Tourism, and Digital Design."
  • 2005 Robert Rhodes Prize for Best Book in Irish Literature: Anglo-Irish Autobiography: Class, Gender, and the Forms of Narrative.
  • 1995 American Conference for Irish Studies Prize for Best Book of Literary and Cultural Criticism: George Moore and the Autogenous Self: The Autobiography and Fiction.
  • Amoco Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
  • Past President of the Southern Regional American Conference for Irish Studies

Recent Conference Presentations

American Conference for Irish Studies, Boston, 2019.

Current Research & Projects

  • A conference paper on embodiment and language in the memoirs of Christopher Nolan and a plenary address entitled "Framing the Folk: Modernist Metropolitanism and the Regional Subject. "
  • A journal article on the silent woman in Elizabeth Bowen's fiction.