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Joddy Murray, 3 Poems Published

Joddy Murray has had 3 poems published in Carbon Culture Review: The Intersection of Technology + Literature + Art: “Fearfully Great Reptile” (Dinosaur), “Knobbed Lizard” (Nodosaurus), “Three Horned Face” (Triceratops). Congratulations, Joddy!  

Nathanael O’Reilly

Nathanael O’Reilly‘s essay entitled “Terror, Paranoia and Manipulation: The Politics of Fear in Richard Flanagan’s The Unknown Terrorist” was recently published in Richard Flanagan: New Critical Essays, Ed. Robert Dixon, Sydney University Press, 2018, pp. 155-168. O’Reilly was invited to write the essay by Professor Robert Dixon, Chair of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney and editor of… Read more »

Stacie McCormick, “August Wilson and the Anti-spectacle of Blackness and Disability in Fences and Two Trains Running”

Stacie McCormick‘s essay analyzes two characters in August Wilson’s oeuvre: Gabriel of Fences and Hambone of Two Trains Running. Dr. McCormick contends that because of their resistance to regulation, rationalization, and containment in the face of their perceived disruption of various sensorial fields, Gabriel’s and Hambone’s performances constitute anti-spectacle in that they force the characters within the… Read more »

Linda K. Hughes, “The Professional Woman Writer”

Linda K. Hughes contributes chapter 3 to The History of British Women’s Writing, 1830-1880, edited by Lucy Hartley (U of Michigan) and published last month by Palgrave Macmillan. Linda’s chapter (pp. 56-70) surveys the broader landscape of professional women writers through a focus on Anna Jameson, Harriet Martineau, Marian Evans (later George Eliot), Frances Power Cobbe, and… Read more »

“Transatlanticism,” as a Collaborative Effort Between Faculty, Graduate Student, and Alumn

The transatlantic anthology team of Linda K. Hughes, Sarah Robbins, Andrew Taylor (University of Edinburgh), Heidi Hakimi-Hood, and Adam Nemmers (now Lamar University, formerly TCU) are the collaborative authors of “Transatlanticism” in the inaugural issue of Victorian Literature and Culture under the new joint editorship of Rachel Ablow and Daniel Hack (46.3-4 [Fall 2018]: 917-24) . The editors’… Read more »

Sarah Robbins, “The Best Books on Finding Home in American Storytelling”

Sarah Robbins‘ essay “The Best Books on Finding Home in American Storytelling” appears in the first issue of Athenaeum Review, a new publication that is being co-sponsored (for this and future volumes) by the School of Arts and Humanities and the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History at the U of Texas at Dallas. As Dear… Read more »

David Colón, “Marginal Erotics: Roberto Tejada’s Sexiness”

David Colon‘s essay, “Marginal Erotics: Roberto Tejada’s Sexiness” (pp.380-397) was published in American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (Wesleyan University Press), edited by Claudia Rankine and Michael Dowdy.

Linda K. Hughes, “Tennyson, The Princess, and the Generosity of Tennyson’s Imagination”

On June 9, 2018, Linda K. Hughes delivered the annual address at the invitation of the Tennyson Society in Lincoln, England.  The title of her lecture, now an article forthcoming in the Tennyson Research Bulletin, was “Tennyson, The Princess, and the Generosity of Tennyson’s Imagination.”  It dealt with the development of Tennyson’s long poem (1847) about a women’s… Read more »

Dr. Linda K. Hughes, “Replication in the Long Nineteenth Century: Re-makings and Reproductions”

Dr. Linda K. Hughes, along with Dr. Julie Codell of Arizona State University, is co-editor of the recently published book Replication in the Long Nineteenth-Century: Re-makings and Reproductions.This study, supported by TCU-RCAF and TCU Invests in Scholarship grants, explores replication as a nineteenth-century phenomenon. Replication, defined by Victorian artists as subsequent versions of a first version,… Read more »