Faculty

Philip Fisher | Felice Crowl Reid Professor of English


Education: A.B. 1963 University of Pittsburgh
M.A. 1966, Ph.D. 1971 Harvard


Phone: 617-496-4961
pjfisher@fas.harvard.edu
Office: Barker Center 153

Interests:

American Novel; English Novel; Cultural Theory; Modernism; American Art and its Cultural Institutions; The Philosophy and Literature of the Passions; Narrative Theory; Game Theory and the Novel.

Selected Works:

The Vehement Passions (2002); Still the New World: American Literature in a Culture of Creative Destruction (1998-99); Wonder, the Rainbow and the Aesthetics of Rare Experiences (1998); Making and Effacing Art (1991); (ed.) New American Studies (1991); Hard Facts (1986); Making Up Society (1981).