Lynne Hinojosa

Assistant Professor of Literature in the Honors College

Hinojosa2 Alexander 103
Tel: (254) 710-3761


  • Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
  • M.A., University of Notre Dame
  • B.S., Wheaton College


  • Medieval Literature
  • Twentieth-Century British Literature and Culture
  • The Novel
  • Religion and Literature
  • Modernism

Research Interests

Early 20th-century British literature and culture; the novel; religion and literature

Selected Publications


  • Under Review: Puritanism and Modernist Novels: From Moral Character to the Ethical Self (268 manuscript pages), currently under review for the "Literature, Religion, and Postsecular Studies" series at The Ohio State University Press
  • The Renaissance, English Cultural Nationalism, and Modernism, 1860-1920. Palgrave Macmillan, April 2009 (254 pages)

Research Articles

  • Under review: "John Ames as Historiographer: Pacifism, Racial Reconciliation, and Agape in Marilynne Robinson's Gilead," 32 manuscript pages, under review at Religion and Literature
  • "Reading the Self, Reading the Bible (or is it a Novel?): The Differing Typological Hermeneutics of Augustine's Confessions and Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe," Christianity and Literature, Summer 2012, 61:4, 641-665.
  • "Religion and Puritan Typology in E.M. Forster's A Room with a View," Journal of Modern Literature, Summer 2010, 33:4, 72-94.
  • "The Modern Artist as Historian, Courtier, and Saint: Typology and Art History from Vasari to Pound," Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, Spring 2006, 35:2, 201-224.
  • "Shakespeare and (anti-German) Nationalism in the Writing of English Literary History, 1880-1923," English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, September 2003, 46:4, 227-249.

Work in Progress

Currently writing about hope and postmodern novels and about the relation of the moral to the aesthetic in postmodernism