Professor. Author. Journalist. Literary Critic. Leading scholar of women’s literature. A “founding mother” of the practice of feminist literary criticism. Known for her conceptualization of gynocriticism, a woman-centric approach to literary analysis. Modern Language Association (MLA). President of the Central Jersey chapter of NOW.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, February 2020
Photo 1. Dr. Elaine Showalter, professor of English and president of the Central Jersey chapter of NOW leads a discussion at Douglass College on the women’s movement – 1970.