Warner Berthoff

Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Professor of English and American Literature, Emeritus
American Literature
Hart Crane: A Re-Introduction (1989); Literature and the Continuances of Virtue (1986); American Trajectories: Authors and Readings, 1790-1970 (1984); A Literature Without Qualities: American Writing Since 1945 (1979); Fictions and Events: Essays in Criticism and Literary History (1971); Great Short Works of Herman Melville, ed. (1970); The Ferment of Realism: American Literature, 1884-1919 (1965, 1981); The Example of Melville (1962, 1971)
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Robert BrusteinRobert Brustein, © Bachrach

Professor of English, Emeritus
B.A. 1948 Amherst College; M.A. 1950, Ph. D. 1957 Columbia University.
The Tainted Muse: Prejudice and Presumption in Shakespeare and His Time (2009); Millennial Stages: Essays and Reviews 2001-2005 (2006); The Theatre of Revolt: Studies in modern drama from Ibsen to Genet (1991); Who Needs Theatre: Dramatic Opinions (1987); Making scenes: A personal history of the turbulent years at Yale, 1966-1979 (1981)
Loeb Drama Center
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Lawrence Buellbuell

Powell M. Cabot Research Professor of American Literature
American Literature
Literary Transcendentalism (1973), New England Literary Culture (1986), The Environmental Imagination: Thoreau, Nature Writing, and the Formation of American Culture (1995), Writing for an Endangered World: Literature, Culture, and Environment in the United States and Beyond (2001), Emerson (2003), and The Future of Environmental Criticism (2005). He is co-editor, with Wai Chee Dimock, of Shades of the Planet: American Literature as World Literature(2007)
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Leo Damroschdamrosch

Ernest Bernbaum Research Professor of Literature
A.B. 1963 Yale; A.B./A.M. 1966 Cambridge; Ph.D. 1968 Princeton.
Restoration and 18th-Century Literature; Romanticism; Puritan Imagination; Enlightenment.
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World (2013); Tocqueville’s Discovery of America (2010); Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Restless Genius (2005); The Sorrows of the Quaker Jesus: James Nayler and the Puritan Crackdown on the Free Spirit (1996); Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson (1989); The Imaginative World of Alexander Pope (1987);God’s Plot and Man’s Stories: Studies in the Fictional Imagination from Milton to Fielding (1985); Symbol and Truth in Blake’s Myth (1980); The Uses of Johnson’s Criticism (1976); Samuel Johnson and the Tragic Sense (1972).
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Website:  leodamrosch.com

Joseph C. HarrisHarris

Francis Lee Higginson Research Professor of English and Research Professor of Folklore
Education: B.A. 1961 University of Georgia; B.A. 1967 Cambridge; M.A. 1963, Ph.D. 1969 Harvard.
Interests: Old English; Old Norse-Icelandic; Folklore and Mythology.
Selected Works: Child’s Children: Ballad Study and Its Legacies, ed. (2012); ‘Speak Useful Words or Say Nothing’: Old Norse Studies by Joseph Harris (2008); Prosimetrum: Crosscultural Perspectives on Narrative in Prose and Verse, ed. (1997); “Eddische Dichtung und die Ballade. Stimme, Vokalität und Performanz unter besonderer Berücksichtigung von DgF 1,” Balladen-Stimmen. Vokalität als theoretisches und historisches Phänomen (2012), 39-57; “Performance and Performers” (with K. Reichl), Medieval Oral Literature (2011), 141-202; “Early Germanic Oral Literature,” ibid., 253-78; “The Rök Stone through Anglo-Saxon Eyes,” The Anglo-Saxons and the North (2009), 11-46; “Philology, Elegy, and Cultural Change,” Gripla 20 (2009): 257-79; “Myth and Meaning in the Rök Inscription,” Viking and Medieval Scandinavia 2 (2006): 45-109
Office: Barker Center 016
Phone Number: 617-495-9767
Email Address: harris@fas.harvard.edu

Robert KielyKiely

Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English, Emeritus
B.A. 1953 Amherst College; Ph.D 1962 Harvard University.
Blessed and Beautiful: Picturing the Saints (2010); Still Learning: Spiritual Sketches from a Professor’s Life (1999); Reverse Tradition, Postmodern Fiction and the Nineteenth Century Novel (1991); Beyond Egotism: The Fiction of James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and D.H. Lawrence (1980); The Romantic Novel in England (1972); Robert Louis Stevenson and the Fiction of Adventure (1965)
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Derek Pearsallpearsall

Gurney Professor of English Literature, Emeritus
B.A. 1951, MA 1952 University of Birmingham (UK).
Medieval Studies
Piers Plowman: An Edition of the C-Text (2008); Gothic Europe (2001); The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Biography (1992); (ed.) Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375-1575 (1999); The Canterbury Tales: A Critical Study (1985); Old English and Middle English Poetry (1978); John Lydgate (1970)

David Perkins

James P. Marquand Professor of English and American Literature, Emeritus
B.A. 1951 Harvard University; A.M. 1953, Ph.D. 1957 Harvard University.
Romanticism and Animal Rights (2003); English Romantic Writers (1995); Is Literary History Possible (1992); A History of Modern Poetry, Vol. 2, Modernism and After (1987); A History of Modern Poetry: Vol. 1, From the 1890s to the High Modernist Mode (1976); Wordsworth and the Poetry of Sincerity (1964)
Barker Center

Michael Shinagelmichael shinagel

Associate of the Department of English
Education: A.B. 1957 Oberlin; A.M. 1959, Ph.D. 1964 Harvard
Interests: 18th Century English Literature; Rise of the Novel; Satire.
Selected Works: The Gates Unbarred: A History of University Extension at Harvard, 1910 – 2009 (2010).  Norton Critical Edition of Robinson Crusoe (1975, revised 1993); Concordance to the Poems of Jonathan Swift (1972); Daniel Defoe and Middle-Class Gentility (1968).
Office: 51 Brattle St, Room 723
Phone: 617-495-2930
Email Address:shinagel@hudce.harvard.edu

Werner Sollors

Henry B. and Anne M. Cabot Research Professor of English Literaturesollors
Education: D. Phil. 1975 Freie Universität Berlin
Interests: American Literature; American Studies; Ethnicity; Comparative Literature; Themes and Motifs.
Selected Works: The Temptation of Despair (2014); A New Literary History of America (co-ed.with Greil Marcus, 2009); Ethnic Modernism (2008); Neither Black Nor White and Yet Both: Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature (1997); Beyond Ethnicity: Consent and Descent in American Culture (1986)
Email Address: sollors@fas.harvard.edu

Roger E. StoddardRoger Stoddard, © Ander McIntyre

Associate of the Department of English
Education: A.B. 1957 Brown
Interests: Rare books; Bibliography
Selected Works: A Bibliographical Description of Books and Pamphlets of American Verse Printed from 1610 Through 1820 (2012); A Library-Keeper’s Business (2002); Edmond Jabès in Bibliography– “Du blanc des mots et du noir des signes”– A Preliminary Record of the Printed Books (1998); Put a Resolute Hart to a Steep Hill: William Gowans, Antiquary and Bookseller (1990); Marks in Books, Illustrated and Explained (1985); Poet and Printer in Colonial and Federal America (1983)
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