Laurel Bollinger

215 Morton Hall
(256) 824-2380


PhD- Princeton University
BA - St. Olaf College

Areas of Specialization/Interests:

American Literature, Science Fiction

Recent Publications:

“‘Are is too many for one woman to foal’: Embodied Cognition in As I Lay Dying.” Texas Studies in Literature and Language57.4 (Winter 2015): 433-463.

’I Shall Be Telling This With a Sigh: Choice Blindness and Cognitive Processing in Frost’s ‘The Road Not Taken.’” Spring 2015 issue of Teaching American Literature

“Trauma, Influenza, and Revelation in Katherine Anne Porter’s ‘Pale Horse, Pale Rider.’”  Papers on Language and Literature 49.4 [2013]: 364-389. 

“Narrating Racial Identity and Transgression in Faulkner’s ‘That Evening Sun.’” College Literature 39.2 (Spring 2012): 53-72.

"'Poor Isabel, who had never been able to understand Unitarianism!' Denominational Identity and Moral Character in Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady." The Henry James Review 32.2 (Summer 2011): 160-177.

"Symbiogenesis, Selfhood, and Science Fiction." Science Fiction Studies 37.1 (Winter 2010): 34-53