Benjamin T. Spencer Professor of English
B.A., University of Texas
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
Lynette Carpenter’s specialties are 19th- and 20th-century American women’s literature and American film.
She has collaborated on two books about women’s ghost stories. Under the pen names D.B. Borton and Della Borton, she has published 11 mystery novels, the most recent of which is Eight Miles High.
She teaches freshman writing, film, American literature, women’s literature, and the Gothic.
Publications / Presentations
Haunting the House of Fiction: Feminist Perspectives on American Women’s Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories by British and American Women Writers
Eight Miles High
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