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Katie Warczak

Katie Warczak

English Graduate Assistant

4 Burrowes Building

MAILROOM: 430 Burrowes Building


Office Hours:

  • Fall 2018:


  1. A.B., Ripon College (May 2016)

Professional Bio

Katie Warczak is a first-year M.A. student in English Literatre at the Pennsylvania State University.  Her research interests revolve around twentieth-century American and African-American literature and she uses various critical lenses, including feminism, postcolonial and race studies, disability studies, and new historicism to explore this literature. Her recent research has focused on examining  revisions of twentieth-century texts such as F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Tender Is the Night (1934), Fitzgerald's The Last Tycoon (1941), and Richard Bruce Nugent’s “Smoke, Lilies and Jade” (1926); the legacies of white-life novels such as Zora Neale Hurston’s Seraph on the Suwanee (1948) and Frank Yerby's The Foxes of Harrow (1946); and how post-publication changes as well as authors’ personal legacies have affected scholarly and popular understandings of these works.