Dr. Kot Publishes Article

Dr. Paula Kot, associate professor of English, published "Who Will Reign and Who Will Serve: Domesticating the Self in Elizabeth Stoddard’s The Morgesons" in the July 2017 issue of The CEA Critic. Here is the abstract:

"The biological inheritance captured in the beautiful “Pickersgill hand” that Ben and Desmond and their sisters have inherited from their mother also flows in one direction. But, the moral inheritance that connects mother to daughters and daughters to servants circulates among them and blurs conventional roles and the distinction between the agent and the subject of disciplinary authority."