Lewis presents at Western Conference on British Studies

Linda LewisProfessor of English Linda Lewis, Ph.D., presented her paper “New Adam in the New Eden: Charles Dickens’s Anti-American Rhetoric in Martin Chuzzlewit” at the annual meeting of the Western Conference on British Studies on Oct. 3 in Kansas City, Mo.

Lewis has been at Bethany since 1987. She holds a doctorate from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a master’s from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, and a bachelor’s from East Central State.

Lewis is the author of a number of articles, as well as three books: The Promethean Politics of Milton, Blake, and Shelley (1992), Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Spiritual Progress (1998), and Germaine de Stael, George Sand, and the Victorian Woman Artist (2004).She has been invited to present her scholarship for the New York Browning Society and the Swedish Writers Union and at the Oxford Round Table.

At Bethany, Lewis has received the Mortvedt Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership award, the Donna Meredith Humphreys Award for Teaching, and the Sears Teaching Excellence award.