Associate Professor of English
Office Phone: 416-978-2318
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 925
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: On leave from January 1, 2014- June 30, 2014
Teaching and Research Interests
Romanticism; Contemporary Poetry and Poetics; Cultural History and Contemporary Theory; Jewish Studies.
M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Imageless Truths: Shelley’s Poetic Fictions (University of Pennsylvania Press).
Editor, The Oxford Handbook of the Elegy (Oxford University Press, 2010).
Author of the chapter, "Shelley and Lyric," in The Cambridge Companion to Percy Bysshe Shelley (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
Author of the chapter, “Anglo-Jewish Romantic Poetry,” in The Blackwell Companion to British Romantic Poetry (Oxford: Blackwell, 2010)
Author of the chapter, “Mourning, Translation, Pastoral: Hyman Hurwitz and Literary Authority,” in A Convergence of Cultures (Ashgate, forthcoming 2011).
Articles concerning such issues as Michael Chabon and narrative form (in The Yale Review), Romanticism and legal discourse (in European Romantic Review), the canon debates (in Salmagundi), contemporary poetry and Romantic epic (in Modern Language Quarterly), Amy Clampitt and Keats (in Criticism), William Collins and elegy (in Style), Amy Levy and poetic forms (in Criticism); Charlotte Smith (in The Wordsworth Circle), and various others.
Book on Jewish Elegy, Romantic to Victorian (expected completion, 2011).