Carol Singley
Professor of English
Department of English

About the Speaker

Carol Singley is author or editor of five books on the Pulitzer Prize-winning American novelist, Edith Wharton.  She also is the author of a book on adoption and literature, Adopting America: Childhood, Kinship and National Identity in Literature, and is the editor of three books on American literature and Puritan culture, women’s fiction, and American childhood.

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Areas of Expertise

  • 19th- and 20th-century American fiction and poetry
  • Walt Whitman
  • Women’s writing
  • Children’s literature
  • Adoption
  • Changing images of the child
Carol Singley

Carol Singley

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Carol Singley

Child Development
Women's Issues