1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Charles Sligh

Assistant Professor, General Faculty

140D Bryan Hall

Office Hours:
W 3:15-4:15
and by appointment
Class Schedule:
MWF 9:00-9:50
MWF 10:00-10:50
MWF 12:00-12:50

Degrees

Ph.D. University of Virginia 2008
M.A. Baylor University 1997
B.A. Belmont University 1992

Specialties

19th C British, 20th C British, Textual Studies, Victorian

Edited Works

Algernon Charles Swinburne. Major Poems and Selected Prose, Ed. Jerome McGann and Charles L. Sligh. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2004

Essays

Papers & Conferences

  • [Session Chair] “Indebtedness & Influence,” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 23-25 February 2017
  • "‘The Knack of Making All Seem Possible’: Patrick Leigh Fermor's Unpublished DNB Entry on ‘Lawrence Durrell’," The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 18-20 February 2016
  • "Justine (I mean, of course, 'Claudia'): Durrell's Justine Notebooks & the 'Necessary Illusion' of Character," The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 20- 22 February 2014
  • [Session Chair] “Æsthetic & Spiritual Reflections,” Victorians Institute Conference, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1 - 2 November 2013
  • “Archives Panel: An Overview of The Lawrence Durrell Collection at Morris Library, SIU-Carbondale,” Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary, The British Library, London, 15 June 2012
  • [Session Chair] Special Roundtable Session, Durrell 2012: The Lawrence Durrell Centenary, Goodenough College, London, 14 June 2012
  • “A memory which catches sight of itself in a mirror: Durrell's Later Borrowings from the Justine Notebooks,” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 23-25 February 2012
  • “‘Tangled in the Green Lace of the Writing’: Puzzling through The Black Book Typescripts,” On Miracle Ground XVI: Durrell & the City: Reconstructing the Urban Landscape, New Orleans, LA, 7-10 July 2010
  • [Session Chair] “Cityscapes of Modernism,” On Miracle Ground XVI: Durrell & the City: Reconstructing the Urban Landscape, New Orleans, LA, 7-10 July 2010
  • [Session Chair] “Money, Metaphor, and Mother in Durrell’s Fiction,” On Miracle Ground XVI: Durrell & the City: Reconstructing the Urban Landscape, New Orleans, LA, 7-10 July 2010
  • “Henry Miller’s Copy of Durrell’s Black Book,” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 18-20 February 2010
  • [Attendant] Swinburne: A Centenary Conference, University of London, 10-11 July 2009
  • [Session Chair] Ireland on the Move: 19th American Conference for Irish Studies, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 20-22 March 2009
  • “‘Notes Scribbled on the Margins of a Dream’: Lawrence Durrell’s Quarry-Book Method,” The Louisville Conference on Literature & Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 19-21 February 2009
  • “‘Love Clad as an Image Maker’”: The Morris Online Edition and NINES,” 123rd Annual Modern Language Association Convention, Chicago, IL, 27-30 December 2007
  • “‘Subjective Immortality’: Walter Pater and the Posthumous Moment of Dante Gabriel Rossetti,” North American Victorian Studies Association, Victoria, B.C., 10-13 October 2007
  • [Symposium Participant] Aspects of the Nineteenth Century Sonnet, Universiteit Gent, Ghent, Belgium, 8 June 2007
  • “Walter Pater and the Literary Afterlife of D.G. Rossetti,” Midwest Victorian Studies Association Conference, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, 21-23 April 2006