Deborah Rogers

Professor of English
403A Neville Hall
University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469-5752 U.S.A.



Office Hours – By Appointment

Education:  Ph.D., Columbia University, 1982

Courses Taught:

ENG 101: College Composition

ENG 129: Topics in English – Introduction to Fiction

ENG 129: Topics in English – Representing Mothers

ENG 205: Introduction to Creative Writing

ENG 245: American Short Fiction

ENG 256: British Women’s Literature

ENG 405: Topics in Creative Writing

ENG 455: 18th Century Fiction, Satire and Poetry

ENG 465: The English Novel

ENG 555: Literature of the Enlightenment


Segal, Howard and Ann Acheson, eds; Deborah D. Rogers, assoc. ed. Becoming Modern: The University of Maine, 1965-2015. Orono, ME: University of Maine Press, 2023.

The Matrophobic Gothic and Its Offspring: Sacrificing Mothers in the Novel and in Popular Culture. NY: Peter Lang, 2007.

Ann Radcliffe: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 1996.

Ed. and Introd. Two Gothic Classics by Women [The Italian and Northanger Abbey]. NY: Signet Classics, 1995. (above).

Afterword. Rob Roy. NY: Signet Classics, 1995.

The Critical Response to Ann Radcliffe. Westport, CT and London: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Bookseller as Rogue: John Almon and the Politics of Eighteenth-Century Publishing. University Studies Series IV, English Language and Literature, vol. 28 (New York: Peter Lang, 1986).