Carole Fabricant

Carole Fabricant

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

(951) 827-1810
carole.fabricant@ucr.edu

Carole Fabricant (B.A. Bard College; Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University) is the author of Swift’s Landscape (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1982; paperback reissue by the University of Notre Dame Press, 1995); and editor of Jonathan Swift, A Modest Proposal and Other Writings, published by Penguin UK (2009). Her co-edited volume of Swift’s Irish Writings will be out from Palgrave in 2010. A former James L. Clifford Prize Winner for her essay on the ideology of Augustan landscape design, she has published numerous articles on a variety of 18th-century topics, the most recent of which include “Geographical Projects in the Later Eighteenth Century: Imperial Myths and Realities,” in The Age of Projects, ed. Maximillian Novak (2008);”Eighteenth-Century Travel Literature,” in The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780, ed. John Richetti (2005); and”Colonial Sublimities and Sublimations: Swift, Burke, and Ireland,” in a special issue of ELH(Summer 2005). She offers courses in postcolonial and Irish studies, Caribbean literature, and women’s literature, as well as in her specialty, 18th-century studies.

Edition of Jonathan Swift’s Miscellaneous Prose; for Penguin Classics.

PUBLICATIONS

Edition of Jonathan Swift’s Miscellaneous Prose; for Penguin Classics.

Co-edited volume of Jonathan Swift’s Irish Writings; for Palgrave.

Essay, “Geographical Projects in the Later Eighteenth Century: Imperial Myths and Realities,” in The Age ofProjects, ed. Maximillian Novak; for the University of Toronto Press.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

A frequent participant in national and international conferences, Fabricant has given invited talks at the University of Notre Dame; the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library; Oriel College, Oxford University; the Keough-Naughton Centre for Irish Studies in Dublin; the Ehrenpreis Swift Center in Münster, Germany; and Trinity College, Dublin. She regularly lectures on Swift and Burke for the NEH summer seminar “Anglo-Irish Identities, 1660-1800,” which convenes every other year at the University of Notre Dame.

FELLOWSHIPS and AWARDS

Fabricant was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1999 and has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Council of Learned Societies. She has also been the recipient of research fellowships at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library and The Huntington.