Karen S. Sloan. Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English
Department of Literature and Languages
Office: BUS 243
Office Phone: (903) 566-7460
Office Hours (Spring 2010): TR 3:15-4:15; W 4:30-5:30; also by appt.
Karen Sloan, associate professor of English, specializes in late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American literature. Her primary research interest is the role of territoriality in imaginative narratives of human behavior, particularly as it relates to constructions of self. She has taught a wide range of undergraduate courses, including Grammar & Composition, Writing Literary Analysis and Interpretation, American Literature Survey, Early American Literature, American Realism, Twentieth-Century American Literature, and Genre Studies. At the graduate level, she teaches Bibliography and Methods of Research, Studies in American Literary Realism, and Studies in Twentieth-Century American Literature. She has also taught special topics courses in Twentieth-Century African-American Women Writers, Mark Twain, and Southern Writers.
Departmental Syllabi Page
"Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn." Explicator 63 (2005): 159-64.
"The Nineteenth-Century Church Music Controversy: A Possible Referent for Cooper's 'Manifestly
Impossible' Singing-Master in The Last of the Mohicans." ANQ 19.1 (2006): 33-42.
"Reterritorializing Cooper's Marginalia in The Last of the Mohicans: Authorial Commentary as Rhetorical
Borderland." ANQ 19.2 (2006): 33-39.
"How to Cite Electronic Sources." MLA Citation Style. The Learning Page. United States Library
of Congress. 08 Aug 2006 http://memory.loc.gov/learn/start/cite/index.html.
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