Linda Hughes

Linda K. Hughes

Addie Levy Professor of Literature
Reed Hall 110 | 817-257-6253

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Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia,1976
MA, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1971
BA, summa cum laude, Wichita State University, 1970

Courses Taught

ENGL 10113: Introduction to Literature and to Poetry
ENGL 30453: The Victorian Novel
ENGL 30473: Wilde Years: Oscar Wilde and the 1890s
ENGL 30493: Women Poets and Poetic Tradition
ENGL 30673: King Arthur in Modern Literature and Culture
ENGL 40443: British Literature Since 1800

Seminars in Victorian Literature (variable focus)
Victorian Literature and Periodicals
19th-Century Transatlanticism
Victorian Women Writers
British Novel II

Areas of Focus

19th Century British literature
Transatlantic literature
Gender and Sexuality Studies
Women's Writing


Teaching Transatlanticism: Resources for Teaching Nineteenth-Century Anglo-American Print Culture. Ed. Linda K. Hughes and Sarah R. Robbins. Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2015.

A Feminist Reader: Feminist Thought from Sappho to Satrapi, 4 vol. Ed. Sharon M. Harris and Linda K. Hughes. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2013.

The Cambridge Introduction to Victorian Poetry. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Graham R.: Rosamund Marriott Watson, Woman of Letters. Athens, OH: Ohio UP, 2005.

Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund. Victorian Publishing and Mrs. Gaskell’s Work. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1999.

Linda K. Hughes and Michael Lund. The Victorian Serial. Charlottesville: UP of Virginia, 1991. Essays “Prefiguring Future


Imagined Histories in Victorian Poetic-Graphic Texts, 1860-1910.” Chapter 7, Drawing on the Victorians: The Palimpsest of Victorian and Neo-Victorian Graphic Texts. Ed. Anna Maria Jones and Rebecca N. Mitchell. Columbus: Ohio State UP, 2016.

“SIDEWAYS!: Navigating the Material(ity) of Print Culture.” Victorian Periodicals Review 47.1 (Spring 2014): 1-30.

“Narrative Matters” (invited keynote address), Forms and Fashions: A Conference in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of Victorian Poetry, April 19-20, 2013

“Frater, ave? Tennyson and Swinburne” (invited plenary address), “The Young Tennyson,” Tennyson Society bicentenary conference, Lincoln, England, July 17-19, 2009

“Visible Sounds and Auditory Scenes: Word, Image, and Music in Tennyson, D. G. Rossetti, and Morris,” Invited address, University of Kansas British/American Lecture, Lawrence, KS, November 5, 2007

“Transatlantic Cables: American Transmissions to the British Literary Canon” (invited keynote), Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies conference, April 19-21, 2007, Kansas City, Missouri

“What the Wellesley Index Left Out: Why Poetry Matters to Periodical Studies,” Michael Wolff Lecture (invited keynote), Research Society of Victorian Periodicals, September 15-16, 2006, City University of New York

Eighteenth- and Nineteenth Century British Women Writers Association Award, 2012