Stephanie Byttebier

Chair and Senior Lecturer, Rhetoric

Teaching Interests

Composition and rhetoric; the history of rhetoric; the rhetoric of protest and resistance; teaching tone, style, and voice

Research Interests

American literature (1870-1945); turn-of-the-century fiction and drama; women’s writing; literature and social activism; transatlanticism. 

Selected Publications

“Grief’s Theatrical Tutelage: Drama, Recitation, and a Collaborative Sociability in Constance Fenimore Woolson’s ‘Miss Grief.’” Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers 36.1 (June 2019)

“‘None of the Effect of an Invalid’: The Trials of Empathy in Henry James’s The Wings of the Dove.” The Henry James Review 35.2 (Summer 2014): 157-174.

“‘It Doesn’t Count if It’s Easy’: Facing Pain, Mediating Identity in Tony Kushner’s Angels in America.” Modern Drama 54.3 (Fall 2011): 287-309.