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Jeffrey L Spear

Associate Professor of English

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

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.

"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.

Updated on 10/29/2016