Dr. Laurel Bollinger

Professor, English Department


Dr. Laurel Bollinger’s Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., English, Princeton University, 1993
  • B.A., English and Religion, St. Olaf College, 1988

Classes Taught

Select Publications

  • "'Are is too many for one woman to foal': Embodied Cognition in As I Lay Dying. "Texas Studies in Literature and Language 57.4 (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