Wesley Raabe

Wesley Raabe

Department of English
Graduate Studies Coordinator & Associate Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-1723
Personal Website:

Biography

Wesley Raabe is an Associate Professor for the department of English. Courses that he teaches frequently include US Literature to 1865 (ENG 33001), Short Story (ENG 30031), and Methods in the Study of Literature (ENG 76706). His scholarship has emphasized scholarly editing and digital publication. His ongoing work is on arguably the most influential and widely read novel of the nineteenth century, Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. He is the editor of the National Era text of that novel on Uncle Tom's Cabin & American Culture and the weekly installment re-issue from the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center blog. He is currently at work on a scholarly edition of that text, for the multi-volume Collected Works of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Oxford University Press.  He is also the editor of the letters of Louisa Van Velsor Whitman, mother to the poet Walt Whitman. His research interests also include in the broader disciplines of bibliography, textual criticism, and digital humanities, and teaching interests range across American literature (through the early twentieth century), scholarly editing, research methods, African American literature, sentimentalism (American and transatlantic), modernism, and regional writing.

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Expertise

19th C. Literature, American Literature, Scholarly Editing, Digital Humanities