Jane Baron Nardin

Humanities (English Literature)

Visiting Senior Fellow

Email: yncnjb@nus.edu.sg

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Professor Jane Baron Nardin received her PhD in English Literature from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1971. After serving for many years at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee as an Assistant, Associate, and full Professor, she came to NUS’s department of English Language and Literature as a Visiting Senior Fellow in 2006. She taught Literature & Humanities II in 2016 and 2017, and will be a full time visiting faculty member at Yale-NUS in Academic Year 2017/18. She has two daughters and three granddaughters.

Prof Nardin’s main research interests are in the late-eighteenth and nineteenth-century British novel, especially the work of Jane Austen and Anthony Trollope. She is also interested in fiction writing.

Prof Nardin has published several books: Those Elegant Decorums: The Concept of Propriety in Jane Austen’s Novels; Barbara Pym; He Knew She was Right: The Independent Woman in the Novels of Anthony Trollope; Trollope and Victorian Moral Philosophy; Little Women in India (a young adult novel); and Little Women on Their Own (a young adult novel). Her essays on British prose fiction from the eighteenth to the twentieth century have appeared in many journals and edited books.

British prose fiction

Books
Those Elegant Decorums: The Concept of Propriety in Jane Austen’s Novels
Barbara Pym
He Knew She was Right: The Independent Woman in the Novels of Anthony Trollope
Trollope and Victorian Moral Philosophy
Little Women in India (a young adult novel)
Little Women on Their Own (a young adult novel)

Essays on British prose fiction from the eighteenth to the twentieth century have appeared in many journals, reference works, and edited books.

Literature & Humanities I
Literature & Humanities II
English Women Novelists I & II