PeopleGraduate Students

Amit, Oriah

19th-Century Literature

Kaplan 149
Tel: 310.825.4173 / Fax: 310.267.4339 / E-mail


M.A., UCLA, 2019
B.A., USC, 2013



“Passed by Unnoticed: Surveillance and the Street Urchin in Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone,” in A Study in Sidekicks, ed. Lucy Andrew and Samuel Saunders. Palgrave Macmillan (forthcoming).

“Jack the Ripper,” in Companion to Victorian Popular Fiction, ed. Kevin Morrison. McFarland Press, 2018.

Historical Consulting

The Nevers (HBO), 2019 – Present.

Research Interests

Mid- to late-Victorian literature; crime and detective fiction; popular literature; newspaper and print culture.

Interest Areas
• British Literature & Culture, 19th C. – Present