Beth Lueck

  • Office Location: Laurentide 3215
  • Phone: (262) 472-5054
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  • Department(s): Languages & Literatures
Beth Lueck


A.B., Vassar College, 1976

M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1978

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1983



Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers, American Literature (beginning to 1900), American Renaissance, American Realism & Naturalism, American Gothic, American Sentimental & Domestic Fiction, American Slave Narrative



Survey of American Literature (226), American Renaissance (341), American Realism & Naturalism (342), Nineteenth-Century Women Writers (463), American Gothic, American Slave Narrative, American Gothic & the Sentimental Tradition, Freshman English (101, 102)



“‘That Legacy of Blood’: Women, Race, and Power in E.D.E.N. Southworth’s Novels.”  Society for the Study of American Women Writers.  Philadelphia, PA, 9 November 2006

“Harriet Beacher Stowe and E.D.E.N. Southworth: Biographical and Literary Heroines as Role Models for Women.”  Women and Leadership, Oxford Round Table, Oxford University, Oxford England.  August 2006

“Keckley, Elizabeth” and Behind the Scenes; Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House.  Writing African American Women: An Encyclopedia of Literature by and about Women of Color.  Ed. Elizabeth Beaulieu.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2006

American Writers and the Picturesque Tour; The Search for National Identity, 1790-1860.  New York: Garland Publishing, 1997

American Travel Sketches with Dennis Berthold and Alfred Weber.  Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1989


College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

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