Ryan Hibbett

Ryan Hibbett

Associate Professor
Twentieth-Century British and Postcolonial Literatures

Office: ZH 1004
Email: jhibbett@niu.edu

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Southern Illinois University--Carbondale
  • M.A. Southern Illinois University--Carbondale
  • B.A. University of Illinois at Springfield

Professional Interests

  • Literature and Popular Music
  • Postwar British Poetry
  • Cultural Studies
  • Caribbean Anglophone Literature
  • Dub-Poetry

Selected Publications

  • Lit-Rock: Literary Capital and Popular Music. Editor. Bloomsbury, 2022.
  • Philip Larkin, Popular Culture, and the English Individual. Lexington, 2019.
  • “Wilde’s Side: Morrissey and the Culture of Queer Distinction.” Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies, 2021.
  •  “Philip Larkin, British Culture, and Four-Letter Words.” Cambridge Quarterly 43.2 (2014): 120-38.
  •  “What is Indie Rock?” Popular Music and Society 28.1 (2005): 55-77.