Francis L. Fennell
Title/s: Professor Emeritus
Specialty Area: Victorian literature, rhetoric and composition, pedagogy
Office #: Crown Center 413
"Cor ad cor loquitur." --Newman
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences; Chair, Department of English; Editorial Board, Hopkins Quarterly
B.A., University of Rochester (1964); M.A. (1965), Ph.D. (1968), Northwestern University
Victorian Literature; Rhetoric and Composition; Pedagogy
Selected Recent Publications:
"The Year's Work in Hopkins Studies." Victorian Poetry, vol. 50, no. 3, 2012, pp. 369-378. [Also 2008-2009-2010-2011.]
"The Triumph of Diversity: Hopkins's 'Pied Beauty.'" In God, Science, Sex, Gender, edited by Aana Vigen and Patricia Jung (U of Illinois P, 2010).
"Appropriating Hopkins." Renascence, vol. 57, Summer 2005, pp. 323-332.
"Hopkins and the Pre-Raphaelites." Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review, vol. 90, 2002, pp. 309-320.
"Musical Responses to Hopkins." Hopkins Quarterly, vol. 28, 2001, pp.3-54.
The Collegiate English Handbook. 5th edition. Collegiate, 2002.
Rereading Hopkins: Selected New Essays. U of Victoria P, 1996.
The Fine Delight: Centenary Essays on the Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins. Loyola UP, 1989.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: An Annotated Bibliography. Garland, 1982.
The Rossetti-Leyland Letters: The Correspondence of an Artist and His Patron. Ohio UP, 1978.
Book on Hopkins's poetry