Department of English

O'Dowd Hall, Room 544
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-2250
fax: (248) 370-4429

Annette Gilson

A headshot of Annette Gilson.

348 O'Dowd Hall
(248) 370-2262

Associate Professor 
Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis

Areas of study
I write fiction and am currently at work on a young adult fantasy series and a literary novel. I have also written articles and reviews of contemporary fiction.

Major Fields
Twentieth-century British and Transatlantic fiction; Modernism; Feminism and Women's writing;
Postcolonial literature; Contemporary American fiction; Fiction Writing


New Light, Black Heron Press (2010)

“Internalizing Mastery’: Jean Rhys, Ford Madox Ford, and the Fiction of Autobiography,” Modern Fiction Studies, Volume 50, Number 3, (2004): 632-656.  (refereed)

“Peter Cunningham,” Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 267: Twenty First Century British and Irish Novelists, (2002): 57-67.

“‘Some particular Pantomimic ravishment’: ‘Broken Wings’ and the Performance of Success,” in The Finer Thread, the Tighter Weave: Essays on the Short Fiction of Henry James, eds. Joseph Dewey and Brooke Horvath (Purdue University Press, 2001): 149-159.

“Disseminating ‘Circumference’: The Diachronic Presence of Dickinson in John Ashbery’s ‘Clepsydra’,” Twentieth Century Literature, (Winter 1998): 484-505.

“Ways to Give Way,” Southern Poetry Review, (Spring 1993).