Karen Chase

Linden Kent Memorial Professor, Department of English, University of Virginia
Graduation Year
Dissertation Title
Romance, Realism, and the Psychological Aspect of the Mid-Victorian Novel

Karen is the author of several books, the most recent of which is The Victorians and Old Age. She has been working on another, which examines the cultural and literary meanings of partially reflexive behaviors (fidgeting, winking, nodding, etc.). She is also developing new courses on contemporary culture and medicine.