Hinnant, Charles H(askell)

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HINNANT, Charles H(askell)

PERSONAL: Male. Education: Attended Columbia College.

ADDRESSES: Home—305 Westridge Dr., Columbia, MO 65203. Offıce—Department of English, University of Missouri, 107 Tate Hall, Columbia, MO 65211; fax: 573-883-5785. E-mail—Charles.Haskell.Hinnant@ brig.thomson.com.

CAREER: Educator and author. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assistant professor of English, 1965-72; University of Missouri, Columbia, associate professor, 1972-78, professor of English, 1978—, interim chair, 1986-87, director of graduate studies, 1996-99, Catherine Paine Middlebush Chair of English, 1997-2000.

MEMBER: Midwestern American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (president, 1978; secretary/treasurer and newsletter editor, 1982-88).

AWARDS, HONORS: National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship, 1968; University of Missouri Curators research fellowship, 1987-88; University of Missouri Gold Chalk Teaching Award, and Honors College Certificate of Recognition, both 2000.


Thomas Hobbes ("English Authors" series), Twayne (Boston, MA), 1977.

Thomas Hobbes: A Reference Guide, G. K. Hall (Boston, MA), 1980.

Purity and Defilement in Gulliver's Travels, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1987.

Samuel Johnson: An Analysis, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1988.

The Poetry of Anne Finch: An Essay in Interpretation, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1994.

"Steel for the Mind": Samuel Johnson and CriticalDiscourse, University of Delaware Press (Newark, DE), 1994.

(Editor with Barbara McGovern) The Anne FinchWellesley Manuscript Poems (critical edition), University of Georgia Press (Athens, GA), 1998.

Contributor to journals and periodicals, including Eighteenth-Century Studies, Studies in the Novel, English Language Notes, Prose Studies, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, Journal of Family History, and Scriblerian; contributor to books, including Teaching Alexander Pope, edited by Wallace Jackson and Paul Yoder, MLA Publications (New York, NY), 1993, Teaching Samuel Johnson, edited by David Anderson and Gwin Kolb, MLA Publications, 1993, and Cutting Edges: Postmodern Essays on Eighteenth-Century Satire, edited by James E. Gill, University of Tennessee Press (Knoxville, TN), 1995. Member of editorial board, Restoration and Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture; guest editor of special issue, South Central Review.

WORK IN PROGRESS: The Quest for the Invisible Hand: Poetry and Political Economy from Petty to Smith; "a book-length study of the Bible in relation to Marcel Mauss's idea of the gift."



Biography, Volume 12, 1989, Lawrence Lipking, review of Samuel Johnson, pp. 251-253.

British Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Volume 19, 1996, Thomas Woodman, review of The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems, pp. 113-114.

Choice, September 1, 1988, M. S. Wagoner, review of Samuel Johnson; June, 1994, Jack Lynch, review of The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems, p. 1578.

New Rambler, Volume 10, 1994-95, Brian Hanley, review of The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems, pp. 70-71.

Papers on Language and Literature, spring, 1996, Edward Tomarken, review of The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems, pp. 217-223.

Scriblerian, Volume 21, 1989, John Irwin Fisher, review of Purity and Defilement in Gulliver's Travels, pp. 169-70.

Sewanee Review, Volume 105, 1997, Lionel Basney, review of The Anne Finch Wellesley Manuscript Poems, pp. 66-67.