Brianne Jaquette holds a PhD from the University of Missouri and an MA from Boston College. Her dissertation entitled "The Locomotive and the Tree: Industrial Pittsburgh’s Late Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture” is about the circulation of writing in post-Civil War Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Brianne’s research interests are late nineteenth and early twentieth century American literature, regionalism, and American women writers.

American Women Writers and Wars on Foreign Soil—Part Two

In the second post by Shelli Homer and Brianne Jaquette they discuss the poetry and fiction of American Women Writers on war, and they include a bibliography of additional primary and secondary resources. Continue reading

American Women Writers and Wars on Foreign Soil—Part One

Shelli Homer and Brianne Jaquette in the fifth and sixth posts of SSAWW’s series introduce readers to American women that write about war. Part one overviews the topic and discusses nonfiction writing. Part two turns to poetry and fiction and includes a bibliography of additional primary and secondary resources. Continue reading