Jeffrey L. Spear

Associate Professor of English

Ph.D. 1975 (English), Minnesota; B.A. 1965 (English), Washington.

Office Address: 244 Green Street room 509 New York, New York (US) 10003
Office Hours: Spring 2014: Tuesdays 1:30-2:30 and by appointment
Email:
Phone: (212) 998-8820
Fax: (212) 995-4019

Areas of Research/Interest
Victorian studies; visual culture; Victorian art movements and British India

External Affiliations
Northeast Victorian Studies Association, Modern Language Association.

Fellowships/Honors
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow.

Publications

"Was She This Name? Law, Literature and the 'Devadasi'" in Stamatina Dimakopoulou et al eds. The Letter of the Law: Literature, Justice and the Other. Frankfort and NY: PL Academic Research, 2013.

"A South Kensington Bridge from Gwalior to Nowhere." SEL vo. 48:4 (Autumn 2008); issued as a separate volume, 2010.

With Avanthi Meduri, "Knowing the Dancer: East Meets West." Victorian Literature and Culture, 32, no. 2 (2004)

"Of Jews and Ships and Mob Attacks, Of Catholics and Kings: The Strange Career of Lord George Gordon." Dickens Studies Annual 32 (2002).

"The Other Arts: Victorian Visual Culture." Blackwell's Companion to the Victorian Novel. 2002.

"Of Gods and Dancing Girls: A Letter From 1802 Madras." The Wordsworth Circle 31, no. 3 (2000).

Dreams of an English Eden: Ruskin and His Tradition in Social Criticism. New York: Columbia University Press. 1984.

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