Edwin Eigner

Edwin Eigner

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. University of Iowa

(951) 827-1457
edwin.eigner@ucr.edu

Edwin Eigner , Emeritus (B.A. Cornell; M.F.A., Ph.D. University of Iowa) has published many books on Victorian literature, particularly the novel, including Robert Louis Stevenson and Romantic Tradition , published by Princeton University Press (1966; rpt. 1969), and The Metaphysical Novel in England and America (1978) and The Dickens Pantomime (1989), published by the University of California Press. He has collected Victorian Criticism of the Novel (1985) for Cambridge University Press. He has been a Fullbright Lecturer, a Guggenheim, and NEH Fellow (twice). He is one of the founders of the Dickens Universe, an international association of Victorianists, which holds its winter meeting at UCR every other year.