Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Graduate Assistants

Elizabeth Zold

Doctoral Student
Travelogues; Women's Literature; Adaptations; Literary Manuscripts

Office Address: STV 421 L
Office Phone: (309) 438-2627
Office Hours: M 3-5:30
Email: Contact Elizabeth Zold (emzold)
Website: Visit Elizabeth Zold’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Teaching Interests:
Eighteenth-century British literature, satire, travel literature, women's writing
Research Interests:
Travelogues, women's literature, adaptations, literary manuscripts
B.A. University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point (2004)
M.A. Illinois State University (2008)
Selected Publications:
Book Chapter

“Robinson Crusoe in WWII America: Gustaf Tenggren’s Adaptation of Defovian Fiction for Children.” Topographies of the Imagination: New Approaches to Defoe. Ed. Katherine Ellison, Kit Kincade, and Holly Faith Nelson. AMS Press. Forthcoming 2012.

Peer-reviewed Article

“Reading Daniel Defoe in Twenty-First Century High School Textbooks.” Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries 3.1 (2011). Web.


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