Nayder, Lillian R.

Nayder, Lillian R.

Professor of English

English 207-786-6315Hathorn Hall, Room 311


Ph.D., University of Virginia, May 1988

MA, University of Virginia, May 1982

BA Johns Hopkins University, May 1978

Lillian Nayder is Professor of English at Bates.  She teaches courses on nineteenth-century British fiction, including “Jane Austen: Then and Now,” “The Brontës,” and “Dickens Revised.”  Her seminar topics include “The Arctic Sublime” and “Victorian Crime Fiction.”  Her research interests center on Charles and Catherine Dickens, Wilkie Collins, and sensation fiction.  Her most recent book, The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth, was published in 2011.

Courses include:
Fictions of Affliction
Introduction to Fiction Writing
The Arctic Sublime
The English Novel
Frankenstein’s Creatures
Victorian Crime Fiction
Dickens Revised
The Brontës
Jane Austen: Then and Now
The Gothic Tradition

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