Professor of English
Romanticism. Literature and philosophy. Eighteenth-century literature.
Professor Quinney teaches and studies British literature, especially poetry, of the late-eighteenth century and Romantic periods. She is currently working on the representation of the inner life in the poetry and philosophy of this era.
Cornell University, Ph.D.
Cornell University, M.A.
Yale University, B.A.
Awards and Honors
Honorary Chair Professor, National Taipei University of Technology. "In recognition of outstanding acheivement in the discipline of Literature." (2012)
Fellow, Newhouse Humanities Center, Wellesley College (2009)
Cornell Society of the Humanities (1986 - 1999)
Harvard Society of Fellows (1986 - 1999)
Martin Sampson Teaching Award (1985)
|COML/ENG||141b||Literature and Time|
|ENG||1a||Introduction to Literary Studies|
|ENG||10b||Poetry: A Basic Course|
|ENG||45b||Romanticism: Gods, Nature, Loneliness, Dreams|
|ENG||55b||Romanticism and the Supernatural|
|ENG||65b||The Last Romantics: Themes of Modern Poetry|
|ENG||108a||Literature and Heresy|
|ENG||125a||Romanticism I: Blake, Wordsworth, and Coleridge|
|ENG||148b||Me, Myself, and I: The Theme of Self-Conflict|
|ENG||161b||The Death and Life of the Subject|
|ENG||165b||Victorian Poetry and Its Readers|
|ENG||180a||The Modern American Short Story|
|FYS||44a||JustBooks: Tragedy, Right vs. Right?|
|HUM||10a||The Western Canon|
|USEM||88a||Confessions and Meditations|