Children’s Literature, 18th and 19th Century Girls’ Culture
Dr. Lynne Vallone (Professor of Childhood Studies) is author of Disciplines of Virtue and Becoming Victoria,and co-editor of The Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature,Virtual Gender: Fantasies of Subjectivity and Embodiment, and The Girl’s Own, Cultural Histories of the Anglo-American Girl, 1830-1915.
Dr. Vallone joined the Rutgers-Camden Childhood Studies Department from Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas in September 2007.
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Oxford Handbook to Children’s Literature, co-edited with Julia Mickenberg. Under contract and expected 2010.
The Norton Anthology of Children’s Literature, Jack Zipes, general editor; Lissa Paul and Lynne Vallone, associate general editors; Peter Hunt, Gillian Avery, sub-editors, 2005. 2,471 pp.
Becoming Victoria. Yale University Press, 2001. 256 pp.
Virtual Gender: Fantasies of Subjectivity and Embodiment. Co-editor, with Mary Ann O’Farrell. University of Michigan Press, 1999. 255 pp.
Disciplines of Virtue: Girls’ Culture in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Yale University Press, 1995. 230 pp.
The Girl’s Own: Cultural Histories of the Anglo-American Girl, 1830-1915. Co-editor, with Claudia Nelson. University of Georgia Press, 1994. 296 pp.
“History Girls: Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Historiography and the Case of Mary, Queen of Scots.” _Children’s Literature_ 36 (2008): 1-23.
“The Department of Childhood Studies at Rutgers University, Camden.” _History of Education and Children’s Literature_ 3.1 (2008): 467-469.
“Uncanny Visitors: The Child Ghost in ‘Haunted’ Children’s Literature.” _GRAAT_ 36, Histoires d’enfant, histories d’enfance;Stories for Children, Histories of Childhood (June 2007): 21-34.
Book-length project on the conflict between big and small in literary and cultural practices from the 18th to 21st centuries, tentatively titled “Big and Small: Literary and Cultural Tales of Size and Scale.”
Literature for Children and Young Adults, Girls’ Culture, Visual and Material Cultures of Childhood, and Proseminar in Childhood Studies.
Associate Editor, Children’s Literature Association Quarterly.