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Pam Matthews

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Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Professor
Areas of Speciality
  • American Literature and Culture
Contact
  • (979) 845-5141
  • p-matthews@tamu.edu
  • COKE 301

Research Interests

Dr. Matthews’s Scholars@TAMU Profile

  • American literature and culture
  • Gender studies
  • Women writers

Publications

Aesthetic-Subjects - matthewsMatthews, Pamela R. Aesthetic Subjects.  2003

Recent calls for a return to aesthetics occur precisely at a moment when it is increasingly evident that nothing concerning aesthetics is self-evident anymore. Determined to recover the value of aesthetic experience for artistic, cultural, and social analysis, the contributors to this volume–prominent scholars in literature, philosophy, art history, architecture, history, and anthropology–begin from a shared recognition that ideological readings of the aesthetic have provided invaluable insights.

 

 


Perfect-Companionship - matthewsMatthews, Pamela R. Perfect Companionship: Ellen Glasgow’s Selected Correspondence.  2005

The novels of Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ellen Glasgow ushered the South into the modern era, rejecting the typically romanticized approach for a cunningly observed realism. Glasgow’s originality of mind and abiding fascination with her native South are in abundant display in this new selection of her correspondence with women.