Allen Grove

Professor English
English
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Seidlin Hall, Room 206
grove@alfred.edu
607-871-2878

Education

  • BS: Literature, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990
  • BS: Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1990
  • MA: English, University of Pennsylvania, 1991
  • PhD: English, University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Specialties / Areas of Interest

  • Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Fiction
  • Ghosts and Gothicism
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Studies
  • The Interplay of Literature and Science
  • Teaching and Technology
  • First-Year Experience
  • Publishing and Editing

Research, Publications, & Presentations

Research & Publications

  • College admissions expert for ThoughtCo.com (formerly for About.com.
  • "Introduction" to Jules Verne: The Essential Collection, Knickerbocker Classics (Race Point Publishing). 2018.
  • "Introduction" to Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Knickerbocker Classics (Race Point Publishing). 2018.
  • "Introduction" to H. G. Wells's The Time Machine and The Invisible Man, Knickerbocker Classics (Race Point Publishing). 2017.
  • Editor of The Valancourt Book of Victorian Christmas Ghost Stories, Volume Two. 2017.
  • "Introduction" to Karl Grosse's Horrid Mysteries, Valancourt Books. 2016.
  • "Introduction" to Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Knickerbocker Classics (Race Point Publishing). 2016.
  • Introduction" to Bram Stoker's Dracula, Knickerbocker Classics (Race Point Publishing). 2014.
  • "Introduction" to Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Barnes and Noble. 2012.
  • Afterward for the Deluxe Heirloom Edition of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Quirk Books. 2009.Afterward for the Deluxe Heirloom Edition of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Quirk Books. 2009.
  • "Introduction" to Matthew Lewis's The Monk. Barnes and Noble. 2009.
  • Editor of Ann Radcliffe's The Italian. Valancourt Books. 2006.
  • Editor of George Brewer's The Witch of Ravensworth. Valancourt Books. 2006.
  • Editor of the anonymous 1794 The Cavern of Death. Valancourt Press. 2005.
  • Book Review: "Approaches to Teaching Gothic Fiction: The British and American Traditions. Edited by Diane Long Hoeveler and Tamar Heller." MMLA 37.2 (Fall 2004).
  • "Introduction" to Arthur Conan Doyle's The Lost World. Barnes and Noble. July 2004.
  • "Sexual Chaos: The Gothic 'Formula' and the Politics of Complexity." Disrupted Patterns: On Chaos and Order in the Enlightenment. Eds. Theodore E. D. Braun and John A. McCarthy. (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2000). 107-118.
  • "Coming Out of the Castle: Gothic, Sexuality, and the Limits of Language." Historical Reflections 26.3 (Fall 2000): 429-446.
  • "To Make a Long Story Short: Gothic Fragments and the Gender Politics of Incompleteness." Studies in Short Fiction 34 (Winter 1997): 1-10.
  • "Röntgen's Ghosts: Photography, X-Rays, and the Victorian Imagination." Literature and Medicine 16.2 (Fall 1997): 141-173.