Courses: Fall 2013
GEng 221: Literature/Culture/Ideas (with Marcus Hamilton)
Eng 327: Gothic Literature
Eng 410: Advanced Studies in Author
Romantic Literature, Environmental Literatures, Moral and Political Philosophy,
Ph.D., English, Duke University, 2006.
Dissertation: “Rage for Order: British
Conservatism and Romantic Revolutionary Aesthetics”
M.A., English, Bucknell University, 2001.
Thesis: "Mourning and Melancholy in
Poetic Representations of 20th Century Trauma"
B.A., summa cum laude, English, Lebanon Valley College of Pennsylvania, 1999
The Ecology of British Romantic Conservatism, 1790-1837. Palgrave Series on the
Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Cultures of Print. Palgrave Macmillan,
forthcoming October 2013.
“Romantic Conservatism in Burke, Wordsworth, and Wendell Berry.” SubStance: A
Review of Theory and Literary Criticism. #125, 40.2 (2011): 73-91.
“Why linger at the yawning tomb so long?: The Ethics of Negative Capability in
Keats’s Isabella and Hyperion.” Partial Answers: Journal of Literature and the
History of Ideas. 8.1 (January 2010): 23-38.
“Feminism to Ecofeminism: The Legacy of Gilbert and Gubar’s Readings of Mary
Shelley’s Frankenstein and The Last Man.” The Madwoman in the Attic After
Thirty Years. Ed. Annette Federico. University of Missouri Press, 2009. 76-93.
“Burke’s ‘Revolutionary Book’: Conservative Politics and Revolutionary Aesthetics in
the Reflections.” Romanticism on the Net. 45, Feb 2007.
“‘The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom’: Alternative Economies of Excess
in Blake’s Continental Prophecies.” Papers on Language and Literature.
42.1 (February 2006) 3-24.
“T.S. Eliot’s Ash-Wednesday.” Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth
Century. Chris Haralson, Editor. Chicago: Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 2001.
“Anthony Hecht.” Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. Ibid.
“Anne Waldman.” Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Twentieth Century. Ibid.