Megan L. Peiser

Megan L. Peiser
Assistant Professor
Office: 531 O'Dowd Hall
Phone: (248) 370-4186   
Twitter: @MeganPeiser

PhD, University of Missouri
MA, Texas Tech University
BA, Texas Tech University

Research and Teaching Interests:
Literature of the "long" eighteenth century, women writers, book history and bibliography, print culture, digital humanities, periodical studies, material culture, history of the novel, research methods, and scholarly editing.

Current Projects:
The Review Periodical and British Women Novelists, 1790-1820 (monograph manuscript)
The Novels Reviewed Database, 1790-1820 (open-access database)

“Reviewing Women: The Novel According to Romantic Women Reviewers” in The Edinburgh Companion to Women’s Print Media in Britain, Vol I. (1690s-1820s). Eds. Jennie Batchelor and Manushag Powell. Edinburgh University Press, 2018

Entries on novelist Emma Parker: “Elfrida, Heiress of Belgrove (1811);” “Fitz-Edward; Or, The Cambrians. A Novel. Interspersed with Pieces of Poetry (1811);” “Aretas (1813);” “Self Deception (1816).” The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel, 1660-1820. Ed. April London. Cambridge University Press, 2018.
“Reading Eighteenth-Century Review Periodicals,” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. 12.4 (Dec 2017)

Review: “Emory Women Writers Project, Database of Women’s Travel Writing, and The Bluestocking Archive.” Aphra Behn Online: Interactive Journal for Women in the Arts, 1640-1830. September 2016

Courses at Oakland University:
Fall 2017
English 2100 -- Introduction to Literary Studies
English 4900 -- Capstone Seminar: Histories and Futures of the Book

Winter 2018
English 2300 -- British Literature Survey: Ephemeral Literatures
English 3220 -- Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature: Print Culture in the Long Eighteenth Century