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Professor Jane Spencer



with Cayley E, Watt A, Wagner C, 'Reading across Cultures: Global Configurations of Reception, Adaptation and Transmission.' Special Journal Issue, Springer, 2015.

Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon 1660-1830, 2007.

Literary Relations: Kinship and the Canon, 1660-1830., Oxford University Press, 2005.

Introduction: Genealogies, 2004.

Aphra Behn's Afterlife, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2000.

Rover ; The feigned courtesans ; The lucky chance ; The emperor of the moon, oxford, Oxford University Press, 1995.

Elizabeth Gaskell, Basingstoke, Macmillan, 1993.

The Rise of the Woman Novelist: from Aphra Behn to Jane Austen, Oxford, Blackwell's, 1986.


'Natural History and Narrative Sympathy: The Children's Animal Stories of Edward Augustus Kendall (1775/6? - 1842)', Eighteenth-Century Fiction, vol. 25, 2013

Creating Animal Experience in Late Eighteenth-Century Narrative, Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol. 33, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010, 469-486


'Amatory and scandal fiction', in Keymer T (eds) The Oxford History of the Novel, volume 1, Oxford University Press, 2017

Love and hatred are common to the whole sensitive creation: animal feeling in the century before Darwin., in Richardson A (eds) Darwin and the Emotions, Rodopi and University of California Medical Humanities Consortium, 2013

Drama, in Ballaster R (eds) The History of British Women's Writing, 1690-1750, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 145-155

Narrative Technique: Austen and her Contemporaries, in Johnson CL, Tuite C (eds) A Companion to Jane Austen, London: Wiley-Blackwell, 2009, 185-194

Henry Fielding, in Poole A (eds) The Cambridge Companion to English Novelists, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009, 48-62

Katherine Philips, Poems, in A Companion to Literature from Milton to Blake, , 2008, 175-181

Afterword: Feminist waves, in Third Wave Feminism: A Critical Exploration, , 2007, 298-303

Fielding and female authority, in Rawson C (eds) The Cambridge Companion to Henry Fielding, Cambridge University Press, 2007, 122-137

Imagining the Woman Poet: Creative Female Bodies, in Prescott S, Shuttleton DE (eds) Women and Poetry 1660-1750, Palgrave Macmillan, 2003, 99-120


Mighty mother: Pope and the maternal, Studies in the Literary Imagination, vol. 38, no. 1, 2005


Introduction: Genealogies. THIRD WAVE FEMINISM: A CRITICAL EXPLORATION, 2004, 9-12