Ethnic and Third World Literature
Ethnic and Third World Literature





Travel Narratives, British Literature, Modernism, Imperialism, Nationalism, Landscape Studies


Brianna E. Hyslop is a graduate student in the Department of English at the University of Texas at Austin.  She recieved her MA in English from UT-Austin in 2011 and her BAs in English Literature and Classical Civilizations from North Central College in Naperville, IL in 2009.  Her interests center around British Travel Literature, Modernism, Imperialism, and Landscape Studies.   


Review of In the Hollow of the Wave: Virginia Woolf and Modernist Uses of Nature by Bonnie Kime Scott. E3W Review of Books 14 (Spring 2014).

Review of Africa as a Living Laboratory: Empire, Development, and the Problem of Scientific Knowledge, 1870-1950 by Helen Tilley.  E3W Review of Books 13 (Spring 2013).   

Review of The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam.  E3W Review of Books 11 (Spring 2011).


"'An Effect of One's Own Strangeness': Vita Sackville-West in the Contact Zone," presented at the British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference "Modernism Now!," London, England, 2014.

"'What a Gulf Lies Between You': Creating and Crossing Borders in Gertrude Bell's Persian Pictures," presented at the 8th Annual GRACLS Conference "Reflections: Identity After Crisis," University of Texas at Austin, 2012.

"The Packaging of Pontecorvo's The Battle of Algiers," presentated at the American Comparative Literature Association, Vancouver, BC Canada, 2011.


Courses taught at the University of Texas at Austin: 

Assistant Instructor - Department of English

"Reading Literature in Context" (Fall 2013)

  • Self-designed introductory literature course.  Students learned skills necessary to advance into upper-division literature courses, including close reading, critical approaches to literary analysis, and research methods, and revision and writing strategies.

Assistant Instructor - Department of Rhetoric and Writing

"The Rhetoric of Protest" (Summer 2012, Fall 2012, Spring 2013)

  • Self-designed introductory rhetoric course.  Assignments included rhetorical analysis of visual and written arguments, research, and writing several essays.  

"Rhetoric and Writing" (Fall 2011, Spring 2012)

  • Introductory rhetoric course focused on research and argumentation for first- and second- year students.

Teaching Assistant - Department of English

"Masterworks of British Literature," Prof. George Christian (Spring 2011)

"Masterworks of British Literature," Prof. Frank Wigham (Fall 2010)

"Masterworks of World Literature," Prof. Brian Doherty (Summer 2010)

"Masterworks of American Literature," Prof. William Scheik (Spring 2010)

"Masterworks of British Literature," Prof. Eric Mallin (Fall 2009)

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