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Rebecca Wingfield

Curator for American and British Literature

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Room 321A

Rebecca's role in the library

As the subject specialist for British and American literature, I collect materials in all formats on topics related to literature and drama in English. I also provide research support for faculty and students doing research on literary topics.

 

Professional activities

American Library Association

Literatures in English Section (LES), ACRL

 

Selected publications

"Mystery and Detective Fiction" and "General Fiction". Magazines for Libraries 2014. Ed. Cheryl LaGuardia. ProQuest, 2013.

“Gazing on Fu-Manchu: The Power of Obscurity in the Work of Sax Rohmer and Virginia Woolf.” Studies in Popular Culture. 31:1 (Fall 2008), 81-98.

 Bestsellers by Clive Bloom.” Journal of Popular Culture. 37 (May 2004): 748.

 

More about Rebecca

Before coming to Stanford, I was a selector for Widener and Lamont Libraries at Harvard University.  Prior to that, I selected archival and special collections materials for the Open Collections Program, a digitization program at Harvard University Library. I also served as a Lecturer in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Harvard University.

 

Education

MLS, Simmons College, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
PhD, English, Brown University
MA, English, Brown University
BA, English, Boston College