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Terry Oggel

(804) 827-8345
Hibbs Hall 345


BA Monmouth College
MA Kent State University
PhD University of Wisconsin

Research/Teaching Focus

Nineteenth-century American literature and theater; bibliography and textual studies

Recent/Selected Publications

“In His Own Time: The Early Academic Reception of Mark Twain.” Mark Twain Annual 1 (2003): 45–60.

“Late-19th-Century Literature.” American Literary Scholarship: An Annual (1999): 259–88.

“Zola and Mark Twain’s Public Writing.” Excavatio: Emile Zola and Naturalism 10 (1997): 34–39.

Ed. with Rosalie Hewitt. Index to Reviews of Bibliographical Publications. Boston: Hall, 1980.


Faculty photo by Patrick Scott Vickers – 2014

Upcoming Deadlines

Classes Begin
JANUARY 14, 2019

Add/Drop Deadline
JANUARY 20, 2019

Graduation Application Deadline
JANUARY 25, 2019

Spring Break
MARCH 3-10, 2019

Course Withdrawal Deadline
MARCH 22, 2019

Last Day of Classes
MAY 3, 2019



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