Charlotte S. Sussman

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Associate Professor of English

310 Allen Building, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
(919) 684-2741
Office Hours: 
Spring 2015 Tuesdays 1pm-3pm and by appointment


  • Ph.D. 1992, Cornell University
  • M.A. 1990, Cornell University
  • B.A. 1987, Yale University

Heydt-Stevenson, J, and Sussman, C. "‘Launched upon the sea of moral and political inquiry’: The ethical experiments of the romantic novel." Recognizing the Romantic Novel: New Histories of British Fiction, 1780-1830. January 1, 2010. 13-48. Full Text

Sussman, CS. "The Empty Spaces of The Heart of Midlothian: Nation, Narration and Depopulation." Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. The Gale Group, 2007.

Sussman, CS. "Memory and Mobility: Fictions of Population in Defoe, Goldsmith and Scott." The Eighteenth-Century Novel: Companion to Literature and Culture. Ed. P Backscheider and C Ingrassia. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005. 191-214.

Sussman, CS. "Stories for the Keepsake." The Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley. Ed. E Schor. Cambridge University Press, 2003. 163-180.

Sussman, CS. "Reading, Praying and Politics: Women’s Private Reading and Political Action, Some Evidence 1640-1840." Radicalism in British Literary Culture, 1650-1830: From Revolution to Revolution. Ed. N Smith and T Morton. Cambridge University Press, 2002. 133-151.

Sussman, CS. "The Other Problem with Women: Reproduction and Slave Culture in Aphra Behn’s ’Oroonoko’." Rereading Aphra Behn: History, Theory and Criticism. Ed. H Hunter. University of Virginia Press, 1993. 212-231.

Sussman, C. "Epic, Exile, and the Global: Felicia Hemans's The Forest Sanctuary." Nineteenth-Century Literature 65.4 (March 2011): 481-512. Full Text

Sussman, C. "Time Wandering: Problems of Witnessing in the Romantic-Era Novel." Novel: A Forum on Fiction 43.1 (March 1, 2010): 140-147. Full Text

Sussman, CS. "Review of Christopher Leslie Brown, Moral Capital." Social History 33 (February 2008): 80-82. (Review)

Sussman, CS. "Life and Letters in the City." The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 47 (June 2007). (Review)

Sussman, C. "The colonial afterlife of political arithmetic: Swift, demography, and mobile populations." Cultural Critique 56 (December 1, 2004): 96-126. (Review)

Sussman, CS. "The Empty Spaces of The Heart of Midlothian: Nation, Narration and Depopulation." Eighteenth-Century Fiction 15.1 (October 2002): 105-126.

Sussman, CS. "The Art of Oblivion: Charlotte Smith and Helen of Troy." Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 27 (1998): 131-147.