office hours: Mon 12-1, Wed 2-3, and by appt.
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Ph.D., Cornell University
Romanticism, 18th-Century, Philosophy, Psychoanalysis.
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.
AwardsNewhouse 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)