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Katharine Beutner

Assistant Professor

Katharine Beutner
Katharine Beutner writes fiction and creative nonfiction and studies the literature of the long eighteenth century. She is the author of Alcestis, a retelling of Greek myth that won the 2011 Edmund White Prize for Debut Fiction, and is currently at work on a novel tentatively titled Killingly, set at Mt. Holyoke College in the 1890s. Her academic research has focused primarily on the writing lives of a group of early eighteenth-century women writers, and her interests include literary history and historiography, life writing, genre fiction, digital humanities, and textual studies. She received her MA and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and formerly taught at the College of Wooster. 

Areas of Interest

Fiction and creative nonfiction

Education

MA, PhD, University of Texas at Austin

Courses

Spring Semester 2014

Course Title Time  
ENG 270(4) HISTORICAL FICTION MWF 11:30-12:20 Edit
ENG 413(1) FORM AND THEORY OF FICTION MWF 9:30-10:20 Edit

Fall Semester 2013

Course Title Time  
ENG 272(11) Romance and the Novel TR 10:30-11:45 Edit
ENG 313(2) Introduction to Fiction and Poetry TR 12:00-1:15 Edit