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Loyola University Chicago

Department of English

Writing Instructors

Julia Bninski

Title/s: Lecturer

Specialty Area: 19th-century British literature and culture, affect and ethics of reading, composition

Office #: Crown Center 477

Phone: 88471

E-mail: jbninski@luc.edu


BA (English) University of Virginia, 2003; MA (humanities) University of Chicago, 2007; PhD (English) Loyola University Chicago, 2013

Research Interests

Composition and rhetoric, Victorian fiction and poetry, Victorian cultural and aesthetic criticism, Chicago literature, affect and ethics of reading

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:

"Vanity Fair's Ethic of Readerly Emotion." Victorians 120 (2011): 118-28. Print.

Works in Progress:

The Many Functions of Taste (a study of the Victorian afterlife of one of the eighteenth century's most vexed aesthetic categories)


Department of English
Crown Center for the Humanities
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

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