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Christine DeVine

Mary E. Dichmann/BORSF Endowed Professor of English

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2001

Office: Griffin 229
Phone: 337-48 2-6913

Teaching and Research Areas

In addition to Victorian literature, Dr. DeVine’s research and teaching interests include travel writing and writing on Africa/African writers.


Christine DeVine’s publications include Class in Turn-of-the-Century Novels of Gissing, James, Hardy and Wells (Ashgate, 2005), the Abridgement of Forster’s Life of Dickens, Vol. 3 of Complete Works of George Gissing on Charles Dickens, 3 vols. (edited and introduced, Grayswood Press UK, 2005), Turning Points and Transformations: Essays on Literature, Language and Culture (introduced and co-edited with Marie Hendry, Cambridge Scholars, 2011), North and South: Essays on Gender, Race, and Region (co-edited with Mary Ann Wilson, Cambridge Scholars, 2012), and Nineteenth-Century Travelers in the New World (edited and introduced, Ashgate, 2012). Other recent publications include an essay on Thomas Hardy and class for Thomas Hardy in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2012), and an essay on George Gissing for Spellbound: George Gissing, a two volume reappraisal of Gissing’s short fiction (Equilibris, Netherlands, 2008). She has also published articles on George Eliot, Charles Dickens, Henry James, Fanny Trollope and others.