- Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Teaching and Research Interests
- Nineteenth Century British literature
- The history of the novel and contemporary theory
- His current project examines the issues of collectivity and justice in the Nineteenth century novel
- Co-editor, with Jason Potts, of Theory Aside, a collection of essays examining paths not taken in the history of theory forthcoming from Duke University Press.
“Nothing Personal: The Decapitations of Character in A Tale of Two Cities,” NOVEL 40.4 (2007): 29-52.
“Castes of Exception: Tradition and the Public Sphere in The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified
Sinner,” English Literary History 77.2 (2010): 535-60.
dstout at olemiss.edu