1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Andrew Stauffer

Associate Professor, Director of NINES

106 Bryan Hall

Office Hours:

T 9:00-11:30

Class Schedule:

MW 5:00-6:15
W 9:30-10:15


Ph.D. University of Virginia, 1998
M.A.  University of Virginia, 1992
B.A.  University of Pennsylvania, 1990


19th C British, Digital Humanities


Robert Browning's Poetry, W.W. Norton, 2007

(co-edited with James Loucks, 2nd edition)

She: A History of Adventure, Broadview Press, 2006
Anger, Revolution, and Romanticism, Cambridge University Press, 2005

Selected Articles

  • “The Career of Byron’s ‘To the Po,’” Keats-Shelley Journal (forthcoming 2008).
  • Childe Roland’s Literate Despair,” Reading, Writing and the Influence of Harold Bloom, ed. Alan Rawes and Jonathon Shears (Manchester UP, forthcoming 2008), 103-16.
  • “Rooms of His Own: Byron’s Italian Property Search,” Times Literary Supplement (May 16 2008), 15.
  • “Ruins of Paper: Dickens and the Necropolitan Archive,” [Invited piece for inaugural issue] Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net, ed. Jerome McGann (January 2008). 12,000 words.
  • “Dante Gabriel Rossetti’s ‘The Burden of Nineveh’: Further Excavations,” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 16 (Spring 2007), 45-58.
  • “Byronic Transmission and the First Poem for Caro,” The Byron Journal 34:2 (2006), 143-5.
  • “Romanticism’s Scattered Leaves,” Romanticism on the Net 41 [Invited piece for10th Anniversary Issue] (Fall 2006). 6,000 words.
  • “Dante Gabriel Rossetti and the Burdens of Nineveh.” Victorian Literature and Culture 33 (2005), 369-94.
  • “A New Epigram by Tennyson – or Browning? – on Alfred Austin,” Tennyson Research Bulletin 8:3 (November 2004), 190-3.
  • “Burns’s Other Poem for Jean, the ‘Blue-Eyed Lassie.’” Studies in Scottish Literature 33/34 (2004), 366-71.
  • “Victorian Paperwork.” Victorian Poetry. 41:4 (Winter 2003) [Invited piece for special issue: “Whither Victorian Poetry?”], 526-31.
  • “Redressing ‘The Edinburgh Ladies’ Petition.’” The Byron Journal 31 (2003), 61-5.
  • “Five Letters from D. G. Rossetti to John Payne.” Huntington Library Quarterly 66:1-2 (2003), 177-89.
  • “The Lost Pamphlet Version of D.G. Rossetti’s ‘The Stealthy School of Criticism.’” Victorian Poetry 41:2 (Summer 2003), 197-227.
  • “Sorting Byron’s ‘Windsor Poetics.’” Keats-Shelley Journal 51 (2002), 30-4.
  • “Another Cause for the ‘Fleshly Controversy’: Buchanan vs Ellis.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 11 (Spring 2002), 63-7.
  • “Blake’s Poison Trees.” Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly 34 (Fall 2001), 36-9.
  • Punch on Nineveh, Catholics, and the P.R.B.” Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies 10 (Spring 2001), 58-69.
  • “Byron, Medwin, and the False Fiend: Remembering ‘Remember Thee’” Studies in Bibliography 53 (2000), 265-76.
  • “New Light on Byron’s Regency Verse – in America.” The Byron Journal 28 (2000), 29-36.
  • “Godwin, Provocation, and the Plot of Anger.” Studies in Romanticism 39 (Winter 2000), 579-97.·
  • “Celestial Temper: Shelley and the Masks of Anger.” Keats-Shelley Journal 49 (2000), 138-61.

Recent Presentations and Lectures

  • “The Digital End of the Scholarly Edition,” Modern Language Association (San Francisco), December 2008.
  • “Dancing with Danger: Byron’s The Waltz,” Panel discussion, Modern Language Association (San Francisco), December 2008.
  • “The Last of Browning,” DePaul Humanities Center Speakers Series (DePaul University), May 2008.
  • “The Future of the Book,” Boston University Faculty Forum, Mugar Library, April 2008.
  • “Byron and Forgery,” Society for Textual Scholarship (Boston University), March 2008.
  • “The Career of Byron’s ‘To the Po,’” Byron and Modernity Conference (Vancouver, BC), October 2007.
  • “Dickens, Egypt, and the Curse of Paper,” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), September 2007.
  • “Becoming Byron: Forgery, Bibliography, and the Case of Miss ‘L,’” International Byron Society Conference (Venice, Italy), July 2007.
  • “The Digital End of the Scholarly Edition.” Society for Textual Scholarship (NYU), March 2007
  • “Byron, Don Juan, and Ottava Rima.” Panel discussion, Modern Language Association (Philadelphia), December 2006.
  • “Dickens, ‘Bill-Sticking,’ and the Secret Keys of Fiction,” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference (City Univ. of New York), September 2006.
  • “Manfred and His Problems,” International Byron Society Conference (Univ. of Paris-Sorbonne), June 2006.
  • “Dickens, Egypt, and the Ruins of Paper.” North American Victorian Studies Association (Univ. of Virginia), October 2005.
  • “Legends of the Mummy Paper.” Society for Textual Scholarship (NYU), March 2005.
  • “The Lost World of Paper: Rider Haggard’s Pulp.” North American Victorian Studies Association (Univ. of Toronto), October 2004.
  • “Byron among the Pyramids,” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (Univ. of Colorado, Boulder), September 2004.
  • Sardanapalus and the Spectacular Relic,” Modern Language Association Convention (San Diego), December 2003.


  • Charles A. Ryskamp Fellowship, American Council of Learned Societies, 2006-2007
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2003-2004 
  • Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship, 2003
  • Huntington Library Mellon Short-Term Fellowship, 2001 
  • Gilder LehrmanFellowship, New-York Historical Society, 2001

Professional Activity

  • Director, NINES (Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-century Electronic Scholarship)