Patricia Yaeger

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Yaeger

Henry Simmons Frieze Collegiate Professor of English and Women's Studies

3605 Tisch Hall 435 S. State St. Ann Arbor, Mi 48109-1003

Office Location(s): 3605 Tisch Hall
Phone: 734.764.9208
pyaeger@umich.edu
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  • About

    Patricia Yaeger, Henry Simmons Frieze Collegiate Professor of English and Women's Studies, received her Ph.D. from Yale University.  Her research interests include 20th century American literature and visual arts, southern fiction, feminist theory, literary theory, social geography, trash in modern/postmodern ethnic American literature, and queering John Wayne.  Her publications include Dirt and Desire: Reconstructing Southern Women's Writing: 1930-1990 (2000); The Geography of Identity ( 1996); Nationalisms & Sexualities co-ed. Parker, Russo and Sommer (1991), and Honey-Mad Women:  Emancipatory Strategies in Women's Writing (1989). Her work in progress includes "Luminous Trash" and "Flannery O'Connor in Drag."  She is currently editor of PMLA.

  • Education
    • Ph.D.,Yale University