George Landow has research interests in 19th-century literature, art, religion, and new media and hypertext theory.

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Before coming to Brown in 1971, Landow taught at Columbia and Chicago universities, and he has since taught at NEH summer institutes at Yale. A Fulbright Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, and Fellow of the Cornell Society for the Humanities, he has received numerous grants and awards from NEH and NEA, and has been invited to serve as Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, British Academy Visiting Professor at the U. of Lancaster, Visiting Research Fellow in Computer Science at the U. of Southampton, Visiting Professor, U. of Zimbabwe, and Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shaw Professor of English and Computer Science, NUS and founding dean, University Scholars Programme, NUS. His books on Victorian literature and culture include The Aesthetic and Critical Theories of John Ruskin (Princeton UP, 1971), Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge, 1980), Approaches to Victorian Autobiography (Ohio UP, 1979), Images of Crisis: Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present (Routledge, 1982), Ruskin (Oxford UP, 1985), A Pre- Raphaelite Friendship (UMI, 1985), Elegant Jeremiahs: The Sage from Carlyle to Mailer (Cornell UP, 1986). His books on hypertext and digital culture include Hypermedia and Literary Studies (MIT, 1991), and The Digital Word (MIT, 1993) both co-edited with Paul Delany, and Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology (Hopkins, 1992) and Hypertext 2.0 (1997), and Hypertext: Criticval Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization (2006). He has also edited Hyper/Text/Theory (Hopkins, 1994). He is founder and webmaster of the Victorian, Postcolonial Literature and Culture, and Cyberspace, Hypertext, and Critical Theory websites, which contain around 52,000 documents and whihc receive as many as 20 million hits/month. See

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GEORGE LANDOW, Ph.D. Princeton UniversityM.A. BrandeisMA ad endum, BrownB.A. Princeton University
Professor of English
Phone: +1 401 863 9268
Phone 2: +1 401 863 2393
E-mail: George_Landow@Brown.EDU

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On The Web:
The Cyberspace and Critical Theory Overview
Postcolonial and Postimperial Literature: An Overview
The Victorian Web: An Overview

Collaborators at other institutions:
Paul Delaney (ed 2 books), U of British Columbia; Paul Kahn (3 articles), RISD & Kahn Plus (Paris); Ernest Chew (1 article), National U of Singapore; G Weissman (1 article), U of Minnesota;

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