Anne Mallory

Teaching Associate Professor
Bate 2149


Anne Mallory joined the ECU English Department in 2007. She teaches first- and second-year composition and literature courses such as “Major British Writers” and “Introduction to Poetry.” Her scholarly publications focus on British literary responses to the French Revolution, teaching Jane Austen, and the rhetoric of palmistry in Thomas Hardy’s Napoleonic drama, The Dynasts. Her article “Burke, Boredom, and the Theater of Counterrevolution” won the William Riley Parker Prize awarded to the outstanding article published in PMLA during 2002-03.


  • B.A. Williams College
  • M.A. Cambridge University
  • M.A. Cornell University
  • Ph.D. Cornell University

Research Interests

  • British Romanticism
  • Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • Literary Theory

Courses Taught

  • ENGL 4150: The Romantic Period
  • ENGL 3410: Introduction to Poetry
  • ENGL 3010: History of British Literature 1700-1900
  • ENGL 2201: Writing About the Disciplines
  • ENGL 2000: Interpreting Literature
  • ENGL 1100: Foundations of College Writing

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • “Mapping Hardy’s Hand: Chiromancy, The New Review, and the Battle of Vitoria.” Hardy Society Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, March 2014, pp. 27-47.
  • “Understanding Fanny Price: Close Reading Early Scenes.” Approaches to Teaching Jane Austen’s Mansfield Park, edited by Marcia Folsom and John Wiltshire. MLA, 2014, pp. 123-131
  • “Burke, Boredom, and the Theater of Counterrevolution.” PMLA, vol. 118, no. 2, March 2003, pp. 224- 38


  • 2023 UNC Board of Governors Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award
  • 2021-22 Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Fixed-Term Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award