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Lyndon Dominique, Associate Professor of English at Lehigh University

Lyndon Dominique

Associate Professor

0035 - Drown Hall

PhD, Princeton University, 2003

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Lyndon J. Dominique received his Ph.D. in English from Princeton University under the supervision of Claudia Johnson and Jonathan Lamb. His dissertation is entitled “Wedlock and Fetters: Marriage, Antislavery and Abolition in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, 1759–1808.” Upon graduation, he taught at Georgetown University and joined Lehigh University English faculty in 2011.  

Dominique, Lyndon J., “They Came Before and After Olivia: Cats, Black Ladies and Political Blackness in Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Austen” The Routledge Companion to Jane Austen. Ed. Cheryl A. Wilson, Maria H. Frawley (New York: Routledge, 2022) 259-273.

Dominique, Lyndon J., “African Blood, Colonial Money and Mulatto Heiresses Reforming Eighteenth Century England.” The Cultural Politics of Blood, 1500-1900. Ed. Kim Coles (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) 84-104. 

Dominique, Lyndon J. Imoinda’s Shade: Marriage and The African Woman in Eighteenth-Century British Literature, 1759-1808  (Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 2012). 

Anonymous, The Woman of Colour, A Tale. ed. Lyndon J. Dominique (Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2007).


ENGL: 090 Fantastic Austen
ENGL: 367 The Colonial Rise of the Novel
ENGL: 391 Race and Gender, Slavery and Freedom in 18th British Literature
ENGL: 411 Eighteenth Century Women Writers
ENGL: 442 Racial Thought in 18th Century British Literature