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Florence Boos

Florence Boos
Professor
Office:
319 EPB
Phone:
319-335-0434
Curriculum Vitae:

Research Area(s)

Research Interests

Victorian Literature, the Pre-Raphaelites, Working-Class Writing

Faculty page of teaching and research materials: http://victorianfboos.studio.uiowa.edu/

The general editor of the William Morris Archive (morrisarchive.lib.uiowa.edu), she has published critical works on the poetry of Dante Gabriel Rossetti and William Morris, most recently History and Poetics in the Early Writings of William Morris, 1856-1870 (2015). She has also published annotated critical editions of Morris’s The Earthly Paradise, The Socialist Diary (second ed., 2018) and The Life and Death of Jason; and more than two hundred articles, essays, introductions, and reviews on related subjects. Her annotated anthology Working-Class Women Poets of Victorian Britain, a first attempt to identify the scope of these women’s lives and works, appeared in 2008, and The Memoirs of Victorian Working-Class Women: The Hard Way Up, appeared in 2017. Her most recent editions are The Routledge Companion to William Morris (2020) and William Morris on Socialism: Uncollected Essays (Edinburgh UP, 2022).

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