This collection contains scholarly articles, reports and other publications authored by faculty members in the Department of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Submissions from 2021

The Transformation of Victorian Monsters: Wilkie Collins' Heart and Science and Gail Carriger's Neo-Victorian 'Parasol Protectorate' Series, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2020


Everyday Googling: Results of an Observational Study and Applications for Teaching Algorithmic Literacy, Abigail Bakke


'His Eyes Commanded Me to Come to Him': Desire and Mesmerism in Rhoda Broughton's 'The Man with the Nose', Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2019


Trust-Building in a Patient Forum: The Interplay of Professional and Personal Expertise, Abigail Bakke


Writing for Patients on the Participatory Web: Heuristics for Purpose-Driven Personas, Abigail Bakke

Submissions from 2018


Credibility Strategies of Popular Health Websites: A Rhetorical Analysis of Parkinson's Information Pages, Abigail Bakke

Submissions from 2017


Ethos in E-Health: From Informational to Interactive Websites, Abigail Bakke

Submissions from 2016


Toward Audience Involvement: Extending Audiences of Written Physician Notes in a Hospital Setting, Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, Abigail Bakke, Kimberly Thomas-Pollei, Elizabeth Mackey, and Craig Weinert


Clemence Housman’s The Were-Wolf: A Cautionary Tale for the Progressive New Woman, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2014


'That's what children are-nought but leg-ropes': Motherhood in Rosa Praed's Mrs. Tregaskiss, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2013


'She had suffered so many humiliations for want of money’: The Quest for Financial Independence in Sarah Grand’s The Beth Book, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2011


'I have expiated my sins to you at last': Motherhood in Victoria Cross’s Colonial Fiction, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2005

The Rise of the Cat-Woman: Film Adaptations of H.G. Well’s The Island of Dr. Moreau, Melissa Purdue

Submissions from 2003


From Sarojini Naidu’s ‘curved and eloquent little mouth’ to Arundhati Roy’s ‘mass of untamed curls and smouldering dark eyes’: Stereotypical Depictions of Female, Indian Authors in Reviews of their Work, Melissa Purdue