Betty Schellenberg



  • BEd, BA (Winnipeg)
  • MA, PhD (Ottawa)


Betty Schellenberg has recently published Literary Coteries and the Making of Modern Print Culture, 1740-1790 (2016) and a scholarly edition of Samuel Richardson’s correspondence from 1750-1754 (2015). Her previous books are The Professionalization of Women Writers in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2005), Reconsidering the Bluestockings (2003, co-edited with Nicole Pohl), Part Two: Reflections on the Sequel (1998, co-edited with Paul Budra), and The Conversational Circle: Rereading the English Novel, 1740-1775 (1996). Her articles on feminist literary history, British domestic travel writing, print and manuscript cultures, Bluestocking women, and the eighteenth-century novel have appeared in numerous journals and collections. She is a founding member of the Department’s Print Culture MA specialization.

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