English Department Faculty

Aeron Hunt

Associate Professor




  • “Military Relics: Soldiers and Sailors at Home in Thomas Hardy’s The Trumpet-Major.” Journal of Victorian Culture 24.4 (Oct. 2019): 521–34.
  • “Ordinary Claims: War, Work, Service and the Victorian Veteran.” Victorian Studies 61.3 (Spring 2019): 395–418.
  • “Born to the Business: Heredity, Ability, and Commercial Character in Late Victorian Britain.” In Abstracting Economics: Culture and Money in the Nineteenth Century, edited by Daniel Bivona and Marlene Tromp (Ohio University Press, 2016).
  • Personal Business: Character and Commerce in Victorian Literature and Culture (University of Virginia Press, 2014)
  • “Accidental Pregnancy.” Special Issue: Victorians and Risk. Victorian Review 40.2 (Fall 2014).
  • “The Authoritative Medium: George Eliot, Ruin, and the Rationalized Market.” Journal of Victorian Culture 17.2 (June 2012): 164–82. 
  • “Open Accounts: Harriet Martineau and the Problem of Privacy in Early Victorian Culture.” Nineteenth-Century Literature. 62, no. 1 (June 2007): 1-28.
  • “Calculations and Concealments: Infanticide in Mid-Nineteenth Century Britain.” Victorian Literature and Culture 34, no. 1 (Mar. 2006): 71–94.


Personal Business named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2015.

Honorable Mention for Best Book of the Year award for Personal Business: Character and Commerce in Victorian Literature and Culture, North American Victorian Studies Association, 2014.