Professor, English

Candace Waid received her Ph.D. from Yale University. Her central interests include American literature and culture, African American literature, Southern literature, Native American literature, gender studies, and the visual arts. Professor Waid’s books include Edith Wharton’s Letters from the Underworld: Fictions of Women and Writing, The Signifying Eye: Seeing Faulkner’s Art, and the Norton Critical Edition of Edith Wharton’s The Age of Innocence. She has published essays and articles on Welty, Chesnutt, Wharton, and Faulkner, among other authors, as well as numerous editions of Wharton’s works. She recently published “Faulkner and Southern Literature: Reading the Reverse Slave Narrative,” in the Cambridge History of the American Novel.

EH Course: Native American Writers