Department of English

Tiffany Gilbert

Associate Professor

Interim ChairTiffany Gilbert
Morton Hall 163
910.962.7746
gilbertt@uncw.edu

Degrees

Ph.D University of Virginia
M.A. Clemson University
B.A. The College of William and Mary

Academic Interests

Professor Gilbert does research in twentieth-century American cultural and literary studies. Her other interests include women and gender studies, film, and nineteenth-century British literature and culture.

Courses Taught

ENG 205: Approaches to the Study of Literature
ENG 290 (Honors): Lit Chicks and Chick Flicks: Representations of Women in Popular Culture
ENG 390: Studies in Literature
ENG 561: Topics in American Literature
ENG 580: Studies in Literature

Major Publications

  • Gilbert, Tiffany. "After Auschwitz, Connecticut?: Dreams and Disappointments in Midtwentieth Century American Literature." Critical Insights: The American Dream. Ed. Keith Newlin. Pasadena, CA.: Salem Press, 2013. 168-188.

  • Gilbert, Tiffany. "Consuming Men: Male Friendship and the Vampiric Impulse in Bram Stoker's Dracula and Patricia Highsmith's The Talented Mr. Ripley." Philological Review (forthcoming)

  • Gilbert, Tiffany. "The Madness of Susan Traherne: Adapting David Hare's
    Plenty." Modern British Drama on the Screen. Ed. R. Barton Palmer. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2013. (forthcoming)

  • Gilbert, Tiffany. "The Queering of Memory: Nostalgia and Desire in James Baldwin's 'Going to Meet the Man.'" Critical Insights: James Baldwin. Ed. Morris Dickstein. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 2010. 239-253.

  • "'No more weepin' and wailin': Sounds of Blackness and Divadom in Douglas Sirk's Imitation of Life." Screening Noir 2.1 (2008)
  • "Verdi's Byronic Shakespeare: Evolving Heroisms in the Opera Otello (1887)." Interdisciplinary Humanities 25.1 (2008): 99-110.
  • "American Iconoclast: Carmen Jones and the Revolutionary Divadom of Dorothy Dandridge." Women's Studies Quarterly 33 (2005): 234-249.