Nancy Metz

Nancy Metz

Nancy Metz

Professor

Office

308 Shanks Hall 
181 Turner Street NW 
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

(540) 231-8467

Email

Department Membership

English

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Expertise

  • Charles Dickens
  • Victorian Fiction
  • Nineteenth-Century Medical and Scientific Contexts
  • Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Encounters

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Michigan

Research Interests

    Awards and Honors

    • College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Excellence in Administration, 2008
    • Diggs Teaching Scholar, 1996
    • Certificates of Teaching Excellence, 1981, 1991

    Selected Publications

    Books

    The Companion to Martin Chuzzlewit. East Sussex: Helm International. 2001.

    Articles

    • “Pickwick Plumbs the Hampstead Ponds: Chapter One in its Scientific Contexts,” Dickens Quarterly. 32.4 (December 2015), 283-292.
    • Metz, Nancy. ""Coming To His Senses About America: Dickens in 1842"." English (Oxford) 63.241 (2014): 97-114. 
    • “Recent Dickens Studies: 2010,” Dickens Studies Annual. 43 (New York: AMS Press, 2012): 261-358.