Assistant Professor of English
Ph.D., Boston University
B.A., University of Michigan
Office: Cushing-Martin, 126
Telephone: (508) 565-1284
The Romantic Age; poetry and poetics; nonviolence.
Work in Progress:
Shelley's Romantic Nonviolence: Aesthetics and Politics in an Age of Revolution.
Recent Publications and Presentations:
"History, Historicism, and Agency at Byron's Ismail." Forthcoming in ELH.
"The Politics of Subreption: Resisting the Sublime in Shelley's 'Mont Blanc.'" Studies in Romanticism (forthcoming).
"Violence and Nonviolence in Shelley's Mask of Anarchy." Keats-Shelley Journal LIX (2010): 93-113.
"'A nation or a world': Patriotism in Shelley." Romanticism and Patriotism: Nation, Empires, Bodies, Rhetoric, ed. Orrin Wang, Romantic Circles Praxis Series (May 2005).
"Percy Bysshe Shelley and the Sciences." Literature Compass 2 (2005), 1-6.