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Linda Archer, Ph.D.


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Ph.D., University of Toledo

The Great Hall Annex 406
Office Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m.; Tuesdays, 9:00-9:50 a.m.; and by appointment.
Research Interests

Research interests include 19th century British poetry and 19th century French art.

Scholarly Articles

“Oscar Wilde and the Passions of the Absurd.”  Quintessential Wilde:  His Worldly Place, His Penetrating Philosophy, and His Influential Aestheticism, edited by Annette M. Magid, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017, pp. 2 – 15.

Presentations/Invited Talks

“The Lure of the East:  Byron and Delacroix’s Travel Agency.”  Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, Atlanta, GA.  Presented April 15, 2015.

“Oscar Wilde and the Passion of the Absurd.”  Northeastern Modern Language Association Conference, Harrisburg, PA.  Presented April 4, 2014.

“’tis done, but yesterday a king”:  Is There Truly a Dichotomy of Napoleon in Byron’s Romantic Vision?”  International Byron Conference, London, July 1 – 6, 2013.  Presented July 4, 2013.

Professional Associations


Byron Society