Dr. Jolene Zigarovich


Assistant Professor

(319) 273-2043
2041 Bartlett

• PhD Claremont Graduate University

• MA Chapman University

• BA California State University, Long Beach


• History of the British novel

• Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British literature

• Gothic literature


Professor Zigarovich's recent book publications include Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel:  Engraved Narratives (Palgrave MacMillan 2012). She is editor of the collection Sex and Death in Eighteenth-Century Literature (Routledge 2013) and assistant editor of Charles Dickens's Great Expectations A Norton Critical Edition (forthcoming 2014). Her work has been published in Studies in the Novel, Dickens Studies Annual, and Eighteenth-Century Life. In 2013 the Dickens Society awarded her the Robert J. Partlow Prize for “Illustrating Pip and the Terrible Stranger” which will subsequently be published in Dickens Quarterly (forthcoming 2014).