Contact Information

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Laura Quinney

William Blake on Self and Soul (2009) Quinney


Undergraduate Advising Head
Ph.D., Cornell University

Research Interests

Romanticism, 18th-Century, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis.

Selected Publications

William Blake on Self and Soul
Harvard University Press, 2009

The Poetics of Disappointment
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999.
Literary Power and the Criteria of Truth
Gainesville: University Press of Florida 1995.

Articles in European Romantic Review, ELH, Philosophy and Literature, and reviews in the
London Review of Books.


Newhouse Fellowship at Wellesley College 2009-10

Selected Courses Taught

Romanticism I: Blake, Wordsworth, & Coleridge (ENG 125a)
Romanticism II: Byron, Shelley and Keats (ENG 125b)
Hume, Johnson, and Rouseau (ENG 104a)
Theories of the Self (ENG 111a)
Contemporary Poetry (ENG 247b)