Languages, Literature, & Philosophy

Dr. David Wheeler

david wheeler

Interim Dean of Liberal Arts
Professor of English

Solms 109C

Ph.D., University of Virginia
M.A., University of Chicago
B.A., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Teaching Interests
18th-Century British Literature, Material Culture, Jane Austen

Recent Publications
"Pope and the Public Sphere," New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 11 (2014), 28-40.

“’What an Englishman in Parliament oughto be’: The Politics of Dryden’s ‘To My Honour’d Kinsman,” Studies in Philology 109 (2012), 132-52.

"The Personal and Political Economy of Alexander Pope's "Windsor-Forest," ' South Atlantic Review 75:4 (Fall, 2010), 1-20.

“Placing Anna Seward: The ‘Genius of Place,’ Coalbrookdale, and ‘Colebrook Dale,’”New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century5 (2008), 30-40.

Ed., Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Poetry in its Cultural Context: An Anthology (Boston: Pearson, 2007).

“Jane Austen and 18th-Century English Spa Culture,” English Studies 85:2 (2004), 120-33.
“Poetic Identity and the Anxiety of Print in Pope’s Early Career,” English Language Notes 41:3 (March, 2004), 31-40.
“Jane Austen and the Discourse of Poverty,” The Eighteenth-Century Novel 3 (2003), 243-62.