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Robert Dryden

WHY DO YOU ENJOY TEACHING STUDENTS IN HILLYER?

Hillyer students are interesting and interested.  When they experience success in my classroom, they work harder.  They come to understand that the road to success is not a sprint; it’s a marathon, and well worth the miles.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • ENB 110: Introduction to Composition
  • ENB 111: Introduction to Literary Analysis
  • ENB 221: English Literature
  • AUCA 160: Literature and Psychology

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., English, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • M.A., English, University of New Orleans
  • B.A., English and Creative Writing, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA

Research Interests

  • Jane Austen studies
  • Eighteenth and nineteenth-century adventure fiction
  • The eighteenth-century novel

Selected Publications 

  • Dryden, Robert G. Jane Austen for Beginners.  Danbury, CT: For Beginners Books LLC, 2012. Print.
  • Dryden, Robert G. and Laurence Raw eds. Global Jane Austen: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community.  New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. Print.
  • Dryden, Robert G. “Inventing Jane: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community.” Global Jane Austen: Pleasure Passion and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community. New York, Palgrave Macmillan. 2013. 103-117. Print.
  • Dryden, Robert G. and Laurence Raw. “Introduction.” Global Jane Austen: Pleasure, Passion, and Possessiveness in the Jane Austen Community.  New York, Palgrave Macmillan. 2013.  1-11. Print.
  • Dryden, Robert G. “Teaching Empire and Piracy in the Atlantic World.” Teaching the Transatlantic  Eighteenth Century. Eds. Jennifer Frangos and Cristobal Silva. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010. 45-59. Print.