Michigan State University
Michigan State University
Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures
Clayton Tarr
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Clayton Tarr

Assistant Professor

Office: 253 Bessey Hall

Email: tarrclay@msu.edu


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Research Areas

British and American Literature, Composition and Rhetoric


Clayton Tarr specializes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature. He has published on such authors as Christina Rossetti, Charles Dickens, and Edgar Allan Poe, and on subjects ranging from disability and sexuality to plague and teeth.


University of Georgia, PhD
University of South Carolina, MA
Indiana University, BA

Representative Work

Gothic Stories within Stories: Narrative Frames and Realism in the Genre, 1790-1900. Google Books Amazon

Research or Academic Affiliations

Associate editor, Carlyle Studies Annual