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Anne Humpherys
Position: Professor, Lehman College. English
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center|Lehman College
Phone: 212-817-8328
Office Hours: By Appointment
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Columbia University
Research Interests: Victorian studies; popular literature; narrative theory; women's studies.
Theory Group Field Specialization: Literary History, Criticism, and Theory
Chronological Period Specialization: The Victorian Period

Selected Publications:

  • "Victorian Stage Adaptations and novel appropriation" (pp. 27-33) and "London" (pp. 227-234) in Dickens in Context, eds Sally Ledger and Holly Furneau. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

  • Anne Humpherys and Louis James, eds. G.W.M. Reynolds: Fiction, Politics, and the Press in Nineteenth-Century Britain. Ashgate, 2008.

  • Associate Editor of the Dictionary of Nineteenth-Century Journalism. The British Library, Academia Press, and ProQuest, 2008.

  • Hard Times. In A Companion to Charles Dickens. Ed. David Paroissien. Blackwell, 2008.

  • "The Scene of 'Divorce' in Nineteenth-Century English Fiction" in After Intimacy: The Culture of Divorce in the West since 1789, eds. Karl Leydecker and Nicholas White. Peter Lang, 2007.

  • "The Journal that Did: form and content in The Adult (1897-1899)" in Media History vol. 9, no. 2 2003: 63-78.

  • "Knowing the Victorian City: Writing and Representation: Victorian Literature and Culture (2002): 601-612.

  • "The Afterlife of the Victorian Novel: Novels about Novels" in The Longman's Campanion to the Nineteenth-Century Novel. 2001.

  • "Breaking Apart: The Divorce Court and the Press" in Nineteenth-Century Media and the Construction of Identities. Macmillan, 2000.

  • "Women Writers and the 19th Century Divorce Novel" in Women Novelists and the Woman Question ed. Nicola thompson. Cambridge. 1999.

  • " Who's Doing It? Fifteen Years Work on Victorian Detective Fiction." Dickens Studies Annual, 1995.

  • "Enoch Arden, the Fatal Return, and Annie's Silence." Victorian Poetry 30:331-342, 1992.

  • "Generic Stands and Urban Twists: The Victorian Mysteries Novel." Victorian Studies 34:455-472, 1991.

  • "Popular Narrative and Political Discourse in Reynolds Weekly Newspaper." in Investigating Journalism: The Press in the Nineteenth Century, ed. by Aled Jones, Laurel Brake, and Lionel Madden (London and New York: Macmillan), pp. 33-47, 1990.

  • Travels into the Poor Man's Country: The Work of Henry Mayhew. University of Georgia Press, 1977.