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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

Introduction to Literature and to Poetry
The Victorian Novel
Wilde Years: Oscar Wilde and the 1890s
Women Poets and Poetic Tradition
King Arthur in Modern Literature and Culture
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