Michelle Masse, 1999–2000

Project Title:

The Mirror of Fashion: Critical Expectations and the Work of Louisa May Alcott

Louisiana State University

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Fellowship Work Summary

Michelle A. Massé wrote two chapters for her book entitled The Mirror of Fashion: Critical Expectations and the Work of Louisa May Alcott. Her other writing included “Report on Faculty Ranks and Reviews by a Commission at Louisiana State University and A&M College” (with Ravi Rau, Gene Wittkopf, and Ralph Kinney), forthcoming in Academe: Bulletin of the American Association of University Professors 86 (May/June 2000); “Melodramas of Beset (Real) Womanhood: Women Narrating Feminism in Academia” for Concerns: A Publication of the Women’s Caucus for the Modern Language Association 27 (spring/summer 2000); “Time in a Bottle: Narcissism, Aging, and the Novel of Formation” for a collection based on the 1999 Obermann Seminar on Aging; “Constructing the Psychoanalytic Child: Freud’s History of an Infantile Neurosis for Studies in Romanticism; and “Reproducing Administration: Women, Power, and Academia” (under review). She wrote reviews of several books for Aging and Human Identity; Modern Fiction Studies; and Novel: A Forum on Fiction. Massé is Associate Professor of English, Louisiana State University.