Sarah Wider

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Sarah Wider

Professor of English, Emeritus

Department/Office Information

English, Women's Studies


BA, University of New Mexico, 1981; MA (1984), PhD (1986), Cornell University

The American Renaissance, late 19th- and early 20th-century American women writers, Native American literature

Emerson, congregation response to early 19th-century American sermons, women's autobiographical writing, feminist biography

 - The Critical Reception of Emerson: Unsettling All Things (Camden House, 2000)

 - Anna Tilden, Unitarian Culture and the Problem of Self-Representation (University of Georgia Press, 1997)

 - Articles in ESQ, Studies in the American Renaissance and the Emily Dickinson Journal