Andrew H. Miller

Andrew H. Miller (he/him)

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

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Research Interests: Literature and moral philosophy; nineteenth century British literature; literary theory

Andrew H. Miller is Professor of English at Johns Hopkins University.  He was long-time editor of the journal Victorian Studies and a founder of the North American Victorian Studies Association.

Professor Miller specializes in nineteenth century British literature and, more generally, in the relation of literature to moral philosophy.  His publications include On Not Being Someone Else: Stories of our Unled Lives (2020, Harvard University Press), The Burdens of Perfection:  On Ethics and Reading in Nineteenth Century Literature   (Cornell University Press, 2008) and Novels Behind Glass:  Commodity Culture and Victorian Narrative (Cambridge University Press, 1995). He has been a Fellow at Oxford University (Pembroke College) and Birkbeck (University of London), and the recipient of fellowships from the National Humanities Center and the ACLS.  

Professor Miller’s recent publications include:

“B-Sides: Joe Brainard’s I Remember.Public Books (October 3, 2019).

City Lights: Five scenes.”  Raritan. 35:1 (Summer 2015). 34-44.

“Timepiece.” Brick 93 (May, 2014) 42-50.

“Implicative Criticism or the Display of Thinking.”  NLH 44:3 (Summer 2013). 345-361.

Middlemarch: January at Lowick.” In Amanda Anderson and Harry E. Shaw, eds.  A Companion to George Eliot.  London: John Wiley and Sons, 2013. 153-166.

“The One Cake, the Only Cake.” Michigan Quarterly Review LI, 2 (Spring 2012) 167-186.

“’A Case of Metaphysics’”: Counterfactuals, Realism, Great Expectations.” ELH. 79: 3 (Fall, 2012) 773-796.

“For All You Know.” In Richard Eldridge and Bernie Ries, eds. Stanley Cavell and Literary Studies: Consequences of Skepticism. Continuum Press, 2011. 194-207.

“Lives Unled in Realist Fiction” Representations 98 (Spring 2007) 118-134.