Richard Hughes Gibson


An associate professor of English at Wheaton College, Richard Hughes Gibson is the author of Forgiveness in Victorian Literature: Grammar, Narrative, and Community (2015). He also co-directs the Manibus Press, an occasional publisher of artists’ books.

Technology and Modern Friendship

from Reality and Its Alternatives, Volume 21, Number 2

The interplay of friendship and technology has been far longer-running than we think.

Crosscutting Lives

from The Evening of Life, Volume 20, Number 3

Everybody read Erasmus. Like all the other Reformers, Luther included several Erasmus titles in his personal library.

Just Staying in Touch?

from The Human and the Digital, Volume 20, Number 1

What has been the fate of phatic communication in social media?

Friendship by the Book

from The Post-Modern Self, Volume 19, Number 1

New books unleashed new projects, and new projects demanded new books, on and on, as if there were shelving without end.

A Reader’s Report

from The Post-Modern Self, Volume 19, Number 1

Sven Birkerts’s picture of “literary reading,” meanwhile, is too narrow to encompass the experience of even the books he most treasures.