Home Page of

Dr. Kathleen L. (Gamill) Nichols

English Professor Emerita

Pittsburg State University

Pittsburg, KS 66762

Home E-mail: knichols11@cox.net


Page Index

New publication--possible courses in which it can be taught

Classes Taught--selected courses taught at PSU

My Web Pages--links to all my online pages

Professional--my academic background

PSU Links--helpful university links


The Emerging 'New Woman': American Women's Short Stories 1865-1917--
edited by Kathleen L. Nichols and Charles G. Waugh.
Descriptions of possible syllabai for courses utilizing this newly published collection.


Classes Taught

Engl 230: American Literature Survey

Engl 555/755: African Literatures

Engl 555/755: Goddess Myth/Literature

Engl 555/755: Arthurian Literature

Engl 565: American Genre: Novel

Engl 565: American Genre: Drama

Engl 565: American Short Story Cycles

Engl 566-01: American Gothic

Engl 566: Jazz Age Lit/Culture (Am. Theme)

Engl 570: International Genre: Novel

Engl 571: Caribbean Lit. (Internat'l Theme)

Engl. 571: Modern Literatures of the Americas

Engl 571: International Theme: Back-to-Africa

Engl 5xx: Western Colonial/Postcolonial Lit.

Engl 771: Major Authors (Ellison/Morrison)

Engl 772: Contemporary American Period

Engl 772-01: American Realistic Period

Engl 875: Seminar: Emily Dickinson


Resources: My Web Pages


Professional Education

B.A. English, Augustana College

M.A. English, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Ph.D. English, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Teaching Experience

May 2012 Retired (Professor Emerita)

1978-2012 Pittsburg State University

1975-1978 Texas Tech University

1969-1975 University of Nebraska--Lincoln

Teaching Specialties

American Literature; American Drama

Emily Dickinson; Gothic American Literature;

Women Writers; Women's Studies;

Afro-Caribbean and International Literatures

Selected Publications

Sarah Orne Jewett; Willa Cather; Ernest Hemingway;

Muriel Rukeyser; Anne Sexton; Susanna Rowson;

Harriet Waters Preston; Ellen Peck; Miriam Coles Harris;

Agnes Smedley; Gwendolyn Brooks; Rebecca Harding Davis;

Earlier American Women Playwrights; Bibliography of

Earlier American Women Playwrights; Pre-Raphaelite Art Online;

Introd./Compiler, Native American Myths, Narratives, & Songs;

The Goddess in Toni Morrison and Leslie Marmon Silko;

Sylvia Plath's Gothic Poetry; editor of/contributor to several

regional/state women's rights newsletters; book reviews;

Co-editor and introd., The Emerging 'New Woman':
Stories by American Women Writers 1865-1917

Recent Conference Papers

American Women Dramatists; Sylvia Plath;

19th Century Feminist Critical Foremothers;

Flannery O'Connor; Toni Morrison; Bharati Mukherjee;

Post-Colonial and Feminist Theory; Michelle Cliff;

Eco-feminist Literature on the Web; Teaching

American Realism; Jazz Age Literature and Culture;

Suzan-Lori Parks


Watertown High School: Class of 61 web pages

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Updated: 2-26-17