Author Archives: Nathan Hensley

About Nathan Hensley

Nathan K. Hensley is Associate Professor of English at Georgetown University; he works on nineteenth-century British literature, critical theory, and the novel.

Conclusion / Victorian Networks / Digital Middlemarch

Thank you to both sections for a fantastic semester of Victorian Literature and Globalization.  To conclude our blog, I re-post the famous passage from Middlemarch on the pier-glass — itself a kind of parable for our discussions of interconnection and … Continue reading

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Final Exam Now Posted

I have now circulated the final exam for English 161 by email; please let me know immediately if you have not received it.  The basics of the exam:  **90 minutes, start to finish. Time starts when you open the document. **Open book, open … Continue reading

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Detropia Screening, TODAY, Friday, 3/19, @ 7 pm (ICC 106)

Hi all, I’ve consulted the scheduling doodle and have confirmed that the least bad time for a screening of DETROPIA will be tomorrow, Friday, 3/19, @ 7 pm.  The room I’ve reserved is ICC 106.  I’ll pass on the DVD … Continue reading

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(Anti?) Feminist Stocking Stuffers?

A few images from class to ponder as you push through the rest of She…  

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Sexualized Landscape

She takes place in a peripheral zone charged with sexual energy, suffused with a danger, mystery, and allure that Holly and company are “excited” but also a little “ashamed” to penetrate (64).  This is the famous woman-map from Haggard’s earlier … Continue reading

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