Christopher Herbert Chester D. Tripp Professor of Humanities

Christopher Herbert (Ph.D. Yale University) is a Victorianist specializing in the novel and in cultural and intellectual history. He is the author of Trollope and Comic Pleasure (Chicago, 1987), Culture and Anomie: Ethnographic Imagination in the Nineteenth Century (Chicago, 1991), and Victorian Relativity: Radical Thought and Scientific Discovery (Chicago, 2001), as well as articles on Dickens, George Eliot, Trollope, Henry Mayhew, Bram Stoker, Virginia Woolf, and various issues of nineteenth-century scientific and social thought. His most recent book, War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma, was published by Princeton University Press in late 2007. He has received an NEH and two ACLS Fellowships and two WCAS Outstanding Teaching Awards.


Books

War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma
War of No Pity: The Indian Mutiny and Victorian Trauma (Princeton University Press, 2007)