David E. Latané
Chair, Department of English
Hibbs Hall 416
BA Roanoke College
MA University of Vermont
PhD Duke University
Romantic and Victorian British literature; Scottish and Irish literature; British periodicals; Contemporary British literature
William Maginn and the British Press, 1794–1842: A Critical Biography. Farnham UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2013.
Browning’s Sordello and the Aesthetics of Difficulty. Victoria: U of Victoria ELS Monograph Series, 1987.
“On Peter Horn’s Rivers.” Subjectivity, Migration and Cosmopolitanism in Peter Horn’s Poetry.” Ed. Anette Horn. Oberhausen, Germany: Athena Verlag, 2015. 143-146.
“Literary Criticism.”A New Companion to Victorian Literature and Culture. Ed. by Herbert F. Tucker. Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, 2014. 430-46. Revised version.
“Maginn and the Blackwood’s ‘Preface’ of 1826.” “An Unprecedented Phenomenon”: Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine. Ed. by Robert Morrison and Daniel Sanjiv. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 227–238.
“The Banim Brothers,” “John Wilson Croker,” “Gerald Griffin,” “William Maginn.” Encyclopedia of Romantic Literature, ed. Frederick Burwick, et al. 3 vols. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
“A Companion to Companions.” Victorians Institute Journal 39 (2011): 127–33.
“Alaric ‘Attila’ Watts, the Fraser’s Portrait Gallery, and William Maginn.”The Lure of Illustration in the Nineteenth Century: Picture and Press. Ed. Laurel Brake and Marysa DeMoor. London: Palgrave, 2009. 60–75.
“Charles Molloy Westmacott and the Spirit of The Age.” Victorian Periodicals Review 40.1 (2007): 44–71.
Offices & Editorship
Finance Committee, Research Society for Victorian Periodicals
Treasurer, Victorians Institute
Associate Editor, Stand Magazine (Leeds, UK)
Editor-in-Chief, Victorians Institute Journal (1999–2009).
Faculty photo by Patrick Scott Vickers – 2014