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Cynthia Stretch, Ph.D.

stretchProfessor of English

American Literature

Office: Engleman Hall D243
Phone: 203.392.5525





Ph.D., M.A. American Literature, University of Iowa, 1997
B.A. English, Indiana University-Bloomington, 1987

About Professor Stretch

I teach courses in 19th- and 20th-century American literature as well as INQ 101 and First-Year Composition. My research interests fall into two broad categories: radical politics in fiction and poetry and the teaching of reading at the college level.

Recent Courses Taught

ENG 218 - Representations of the Civil War in American Literature and Film
ENG 360 - Early American Writers
ENG 361 - American Renaissance
ENG 362 - American Realism and Naturalism
ENG 567 - Twain, Howells, and James
ENG 568 - American Novel: 1900-1945