Julie Olin-Ammentorp received her A.B. in English from Middlebury College and her M.A. and Ph.D. in English from the University of Michigan, along with a Graduate Certificate in Women’s Studies. She is the author of Edith Wharton’s Writings from the Great War (University Press of Florida, 2004) and is currently completing Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, and the Place of Culture. She is also the author of chapters in Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country: A Reassessment (Pickering and Chatto, 2010) and Edith Wharton in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and has published over twenty articles on Wharton, Cather, and Henry James, including essays in Cather Studies 8: A Writer’s Worlds; Cather Studies 9: Willa Cather and Modern Cultures; Studies in American Fiction; The Edith Wharton Review; The Willa Cather Newsletter & Review; and Letterature d’America: Rivista Trimestrale, published by the University of Rome. Her 1994 essay in The Henry James Review was reprinted in the Norton Critical Edition of The Wings of the Dove (Second Edition, 2004). She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Willa Cather Foundation and a past president of the Edith Wharton Society.
She teaches a wide range of topics in American literature, including “Literary Paris: Americans in Paris,” “Literary New England,” “Women as Art/Women as Artists,” and “American Ethnic Literatures.”
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