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Linda Zionkowski


Eighteenth-Century British Literature

Office: Ellis 369
Office Phone: 597-2749
Office Hours: By appointment
Email: zionkows@ohio.edu


Ph.D., Northwestern University
M.A., Northwestern University
B.A., Rutgers University



Linda Zionkowski and Cynthia Klekar, eds., The Culture of the Gift in Eighteenth-Century England (New York: Palgrave, 2009)

Men’s Work: Gender, Class, and the Professionalization of Poetry, 1660-1784 (New York: Palgrave, 2001).

Edited Works:

Linda Zionkowski and Downing Thomas, eds., Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Vols. 37 & 38 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008-2009).

Jeffrey Ravel and Linda Zionkowski, eds., Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Vols. 35 & 36 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006-2007).

In Progress:

Linda Zionkowski, Dangerous Economies: Women and the Gift in Eighteenth-Century Fiction(book manuscript)

Selected Articles and Essays

Clarissa and the Hazards of the Gift,” forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century Fiction.

“Celebrity Violence in the Careers of Savage, Pope, and Johnson,” in Romanticism and Celebrity Culture, 1750-1850, ed. Thomas Mole (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

“The Nation, the Gift, and the Market in The Wanderer,” in The Culture of the Gift in Eighteenth-Century England, ed. Linda Zionkowski and Cynthia Klekar (New York: Palgrave, 2009), 177-94.

“Mother Gin, Motherhood, and the Problem of Domestic Order,” Eighteenth-Century Women 4 (2006): 1-26.

“Not ‘The Only Trifler in the Nation’: Pope and the Man of Leisure in the Dunciad,” in ”More Solid Learning”: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope’s Dunciad,” ed. Catherine Ingrassia and Claudia N. Thomas (Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2000), 129-46.

“Gray, the Marketplace, and the Masculine Poet,” Criticism, 35 (1993):589-608.

“Aesthetics, Copyright, and ‘The Goods of the Mind,’” British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, 15 (1992): 163-74.

“Bridging the Gulf Between: The Poet and the Audience in the Work of Gray,” English Literary History, 58 (1991): 331-50.

“Territorial Disputes in the Republic of Letters: Canon Formation and the Literary Profession,” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation, 31 (1990): 3-22.

Curriculum Vitae



570/772: Eighteenth-Century Literature (Graduate:"Austen and the Conflicts of the C18")
464: English Authors
460: Literary Topics
399: Literary Theory
313: Eighteenth-Century British Literature
254: Research and Writing in English Studies
250: Principles of Textual Analysis

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