Department of English

Martha Bowden

Professor of English

Contact Information

Office: Kennesaw Campus
English Building (EB 440), Room 167
Phone: 470-578-3219


Dr. Bowden - teaching at Kennesaw State since 1992.

Education: Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1981

Specializations: British Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Studies; historical fiction; women’s writing in the Eighteenth-Century

Courses Regularly Taught: ENGL 2145: Introduction to the Major; ENGL 2174: Brit Lit 1660-Present; ENGL 4374: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Studies—Drama and the Popular Press; ENGL 4374: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Studies—Eighteenth-Century Fiction; 4620: The Senior Seminar—Historical Fiction

Most Recent or Most Important Publications: The Reform’d Coquet, Familiar Letters Betwixt a Gentleman and a Lady, and The Accomplish’d Rake, an edition of three novels by Mary Davys (1674?-1732), University Press of Kentucky, 1999. Yorick’s Congregation: The Church of England in the Time of Laurence Sterne University of Delaware Press, 2007.


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