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Philpotts, Trey

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Trey Philpotts, PhD
Rank: Professor
Office: 501-Q Stabler Hall
Office Phone: 501-569-3161
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Educational Background

PhD, University of Delaware
MA, University of Virginia
BA, University of Virginia

Areas of Focus

Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British Literature, Charles Dickens

Selected Publications

  • The Companion to Dombey and Son (2014)
  • The Companion to Little Dorrit (2003)
  • “Mad Bulls and Dead Meat: Smithfield Market as Reality and Symbol.” Dickens Studies Annual (2010)
  • “Dickens and Technology,” A Companion to Charles Dickens (Blackwell) (2008)
  • “Dickens, Invention, and Literary Property in the 1850s.” Dickens Quarterly (2007)
  • “The ‘Civil Service’ and ‘Administrative Reform’: The Blame Game in Little Dorrit.” Dickens Quarterly (2000)
  • “Trevelyan, Treasury, and Circumlocution.” Dickens Studies Annual (1994)
  • “Dickens, Patent Reform, and the Inventor: Daniel Doyce and the Question of Topicality.” Dickens Quarterly (1992)
  • “The Real Marshalsea.” The Dickensian (1991)
  • “`To Working Men’ and `The People’: Dickens’s View of Class Relations in the Months Preceding Little Dorrit.” Dickens Quarterly (1990)

Other Scholarly Work and Awards

  • Review Editor, Dickens Quarterly (1995-2014)
  • Faculty Award of Excellence for Teaching, Arkansas Tech University (2005)
  • Faculty Award of Excellence for Scholarship, Arkansas Tech University (2003)
Updated 7.9.2015