Phone: (617) 353-2856 [work]
or (617) 739-1761 [home]
Works in Progress
Research and Teaching Interests
- Ph D: English Literature, University of
Delaware (1998). Dissertation: "The Literary
Relationships of Lord Byron and Thomas Moore," directors,
Charles E. Robinson and Donald H. Reiman
- MA: English Literature, University of Delaware (1993)
- BA: English Literature, Washington College, cum laude
- "The Standard of Revolt: Revolution
and National Independence in Moore's Lalla Rookh."
Forthcoming in Romanticism on the Net 34 (August
- "Thomas Moore in Ireland and America: The Growth
of a Poet's Mind." Romanticism 10.1 (2004),
- "'The Ninth of November, Lord Mayor's Day, An Ode':
A Burlesque Newly Attributed to Thomas Moore." Victorian
Periodicals Review 36.4 (Winter 2003), 364-72.
- "Writing and Reading Thomas Moore's Biography of
Byron." Byronic Negotiations. Ed. Katrina
Bachinger. Vienna: Peter Lang Europäischer Verlag
der Wissenschaften, 2002, 24-39.
- "Byron's 'Impromptu on
a Recent Incident': A New Text of a Regency Squib."
Keats-Shelley Journal 47 (1998), 29-31.
- "'My bright twin sister
of the sky': Manfred, Moore's Loves
of the Angels, and the Shadow of Augusta Leigh."
Byron Journal 26 (1998), 29-38.
- "'The bright sun was
extinguish'd': The Bologna Prophecy and Byron's 'Darkness.'"
Wordsworth Circle 28.3 (Summer 1997), 183-92.
- "Lord Byron's Canon." Special issue of Romanticism
on the Net, forthcoming in 2006.
- "Lord Byron and Romantic Politics."
Annual Byron Society Session, Modern Language Association
Convention (28-30 December 2002).
WORKS IN PROGRESS
- Byronic Heroism: A study of the
ideal of political leadership in the works and career
of Lord Byron.
- New Letters of Thomas
Moore: a supplementary volume to Wilfred S. Dowden's
edition of Moore's letters. To date, I have collected
and edited over 600 unpublished Moore letters.
- Thomas Moore: Selected Poetry and Prose:
the first modern edition of Moore's most important works,
including the Irish Melodies, Lalla Rookh,
and The Fudge Family in Paris.
- "Samuel Rogers's Secret Life"
- "Byron, The Whig Poets, and 'Liberty'"
- "Shelley's Revolt of Islam and
Moore's Lalla Rookh"
- HU 111: Gothic Literature (Fall 2003)
- HU 102: Humanities II: The Break with Tradition
- HU 101: Humanities I:
Traditions in the Humanities (Fall 2002, Fall 2003)
- WR 150: Writing and Research Seminar: The
Satirical Novel (Spring 2002)
- WR 100: Writing Seminar: Gothic Literature
- WR 150: Writing and Research Seminar: The
Gothic Revival (Fall 2001)
- WR 100: Writing Seminar: The Art of Satire
- EN 201: Intermediate Composition (Fall 2000,
Summer 2001, Spring 2001)
- EN 104: Expository Composition II (Fall
2000, Spring 2001)
University of Nottingham, England (Visiting Lecturer
in the Romantics)
- Q3B320: Romanticism (Spring 1999)
- Q3A321: Romantic Literature (Spring 1999)
University of Delaware
- E302: Advanced Composition (Summer 1998)
- E301: Expository Writing
- E206: British Literature
II, 1688-1850 (Winter 1995, Summer 1997, Summer 2000)
- E200: Introduction to the Short Story (Fall
1993, Spring 1993)
- Honors E110:
Imagination and Society (Fall 1997, Fall 1998)
- Honors E110: Literature and Evil (Fall 1999)
- E110: Critical Writing
and Reading (Fall 1994, Spring 1995, Fall 1996, Spring
1997, Fall 1997, Spring 1998, Fall 1998, Fall 1999, Spring
- E011: Remedial Writing (Spring 1992, Fall
1992, Spring 1992)
- University Writing Center Tutor (1991-92)
RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
- British Romanticism
- Victorian Literature
- Gothic Literature
- Eighteenth-Century British Literature
- Literature and Composition
- History of the Novel
- Modern and Postmodern American Poetry
- Dissertation Fellowship, University of Delaware (1995-96)
- Teaching Assistantship, University of Delaware (1993-95)
- University Writing Center Assistantship, University of
- George Washington Scholarship, Washington College (1987-1991)
- National Merit Scholarship, Washington College (1987-1991)
- Sophie Kerr Creative Writing Scholarship, Washington College
- Modern Language Association
- Wordsworth-Coleridge Association
- International Byron Society
- Professor Charles E. Robinson, (302) 831-3654,
- Professor Donald H. Reiman, (302) 368-7199,
- Professor Natalie J. McKnight, (617) 353-2876,
- Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre, (0115)
- Professor John Clubbe, (505) 988-2913, firstname.lastname@example.org
A full dossier is available from Career Planning and Placement,
Raub Hall, University of Delaware, (302) 831-8479.