Darcy Irvin


Visiting Assistant Professor, English

Darcy Irvin specializes in nineteenth century British literature, concentrating particularly on visual and print culture, narrative theory, and reading practices. Her research explores how British authors and readers adapted to nineteenth century developments in visual print culture, focusing especially on the works of Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Charlotte Brontë, Sir H. Rider Haggard, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. She has contributed work on narrative and visual culture in Approaches to Teaching the Works of Orhan Pamuk.

At the University of Puget Sound, Darcy currently teaches a variety of courses, including Medical Discourse and the Body and The Victorian Underworld. She has previously taught literature, composition, and cultural studies courses at UC Davis and the Johannes Gutenberg Universität in Mainz, Germany. 

BA University of California, Los Angeles 2002
MA University of California, Davis 2004
Ph.D University of California, Davis 2011
Eras ENGL 383-A 2218
Medical Discourse and the Body SSI1 171-A 2218
Popular Genres ENGL 247-A 2224
Medical Narratives SSI2 148-A 2224
Medical Narratives SSI2 148-B 2224

Contact Information

Wyatt 346
email dirvin@pugetsound.edu