College of Arts and Sciences
Brent Kinser specializes in Nineteenth-Century British Literature, particularly life writing and non-fiction.
He teaches a variety of graduate, upper-level, and Liberal Studies courses that often seek to combine his expertise in Victorian studies with his work in Digital Humanities. In 2015 he won the College of Arts and Sciences Teaching Award, and since 2016, he has served as Department Head. His recent publications include co-edited editions of Carlyle's <i>E</i><i>ssays on Literature</i> (UP of California, 2020), <i>The French Revolution </i>(Oxford UP, 2019), and <i>On Heroes </i>(Yale UP, 2013).
Editor of <i>The Carlyle Letters Online</i> (http://carlyleletters.dukeupress.edu/clo/)<br><br><i>Co-editor of Carlyle Studies Annual </i>(https://www.jstor.org/journal/carlstudannu)<br><br>Founding director of the <i>Victorian Lives and Letters Consortium</i> (http://vllc.cdhsc.org/).<br><br>“Carlyle, Gladstone, and the Neapolitan Candidate,” https://dukeupress.wordpress.com/2017/12/05/thomas-carlyle-and-the-london-library/ (5 Dec. 2017).<br><br>“A Tale of Two Marriages: The Carlyles and the Brownings,” https://dukeupress.wordpress.com/2016/12/05/a-tale-of-two-marriages-the-carlyles-and-the-brownings/ (5 Dec. 2016).<br><br>“‘A kind of epic grandeur’: Thomas Carlyle and London,’” https://dukeupress.wordpress.com/2015/12/04/happy-birthday-thomas-carlyle/ (4 Dec. 2015).