Ann Louise Kibbie

Affiliation: English, Cinema Studies
Associate Professor of English

Ann Louise Kibbie specializes in British Literature of the long eighteenth century. Her areas of research include representations of money and capital in early modern literature; the eighteenth-century novel; sentimentalism and the gothic; and eighteenth-century property law. Most recently, she has focused on the intersections between literature and medical history in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.Her monograph, Transfusion: Blood and Sympathy in the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination, was published by the University of Virginia Press (Fall 2019).

She was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship in 2021 for her current project, Fatal Labors:  Obstetrics and the Disabled Maternal Body in Nineteenth-Century Great Britain.

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  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley, 1990
  • BA, Boston University, 1981