1. The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire by Ephraim
  2. Oye What I'm Gonna Tell You by Milanés
  3. Everyday Chica by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
  4. Mud Song by Terry Thaxton
  5. Marielitos, Balseros and Other Exiles by Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés
Department of English Graduate Programs
Patricia B. Angley

Patricia B. Angley, Ph.D.

  • Associate Lecturer
  • Advisor of Undergraduate Programs
  • pangley@ucf.edu
  • 407-823-5596
  • Office Hours: M 10:00-11:00am; T 12:30-2:00pm & by appt
  • Campus Location: CNH405A


  • Ph.D. in English from University of Hawai'i at Manoa (1998)
  • M.A. in English from Northern Michigan University
  • B.A. in English from Florida State University

Research Interests

  • Twentieth & Twenty-first Century American Literature
  • Women Writers and Feminist Theory
  • Contemporary Native American Literature
  • Faulkner and Southern Literature

Selected Publications


  • Angley, Patricia and Adenike Davidson. “Reading, Writing, and Theorizing theOther: Pedagogies of Disruption in Composition.” Collaborating(,) Literature(,) and Composition: An Anthology for Teachers and Writers of English. Eds. Frank Gaughan and Peter H. Knost. Cresskill, NY:Hampton Press, 2007. 45-69. Print.
  • Angley, Patricia. "Fleur Pillager: Feminine Mythic, and Natural Representations in Louise Erdrich's Tracks." Literary Studies East and West 12 (1996): 159-69. (Excerpted in Short Stories for Students" Presenting Analysis, Context, and Criticism on Commonly Studied Short Stories. Vol. 22. Ed. Ira Mark Milne. New York: Thomson Gale, 2006. 91-6.) Print.
  • Angley, Patricia. “Lois-Ann Yamanaka.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 312. Asian American Writers. Ed. Deborah L. Madsen. Detroit: Thomson Gale, 2005. 332-37. Print.
  • Angley, Patricia. “Constructing the Subject: Linda Snopes Kohl’s Speech in Faulkner'sThe Town and The Mansion." Florida English 1 (2003): 17-43. Print.
  • Angley, Patricia. "Expert Voices: The construction of Knowledge in the Writing Classroom." Florida English Journal 37 (2001): 39-42. Print.
  • Angley, Patricia, et. al. "Ways of Reading: Frank O'Connor's 'Lady Brenda' and the Possibilities of Criticism." Frank O'Connor: New Perspectives. Eds. Robert C. Evans and Richard Harp. Locust Hill Literary Studies. No 23. West Cornwall, CT: Locust Hill, 1998. 239-61. Print.

Book Reviews

  • Angley, Patricia. Rev. of Faulkner’s Imperialism: Space, Place, and the Materiality of Myth, by Taylor Hagood. The Florida Historical Quarterly 89.4 (2011): 540-2. Print.


2015 University Faculty Advising Excellence Award

2014 UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award

2012 CAH Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award

2011 University Faculty Advising Excellence Award

2009 UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award

2007 CAH Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Award

2007 University Faculty Advising Excellence Award

2004 UCF Teaching Incentive Program Award

Updated: Dec 11, 2017

Department of English • College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida
Phone: 407-823-5596 • Fax: 407-823-3300 • english@ucf.edu