Adam Abraham


BA University of Pennsylvania
MA University of Southern California
Postbac Columbia University
MA University of York
PhD University of Oxford

Research/Teaching Focus

Nineteenth-century British literature; the novel; intellectual property and copyright; print and material culture; Hollywood cinema and animation


When Magoo Flew: The Rise and Fall of Animation Studio UPA.  Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2012.

Recent/Selected Publications

“Dickens, Dickensian, and the Pseudo-Dickens Industry.”  SEL Studies in English Literature 1500–1900 57.4 (Autumn 2017).

“Before New Grub Street: Thomas Miller and the Contingencies of Authorship.”  In Victorian Fiction beyond the Canon.  Edited by Daragh Downes and Trish Ferguson.  London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.  31–44.

“Plagiarizing Pickwick: Imitations of Immortality.”  Dickens Quarterly 32.1 (March 2015): 5–20.


Faculty photo unattributed – 2017

Page last updated – August 2017