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Associate Professor and Graduate Director, English Department

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1976
tel.: 607-777-2169
fax.: 607-777-2408

Areas of Interest

Critical Theory, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies, History of Literary and Rhetorical Theory

Current Projects

Continuation of interdisciplinary work listed below under Recent Essays

Books and Recent Articles

Early English Reading Theory: Origins of Current Debates (University of South Carolina Press)
Reading, Criticism, and Culture: Theory and Teaching in the United States and England, 1820-1950  (University of South Carolina Press)

Recent Essays published in Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory

"Tropology and Critical Reading" (2004)
"Contrapuntal Critical Readings of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park: Resolving Edward Said's Paradox" (co-authored with Eileen Maguire) (2009)
"Contrapuntal Critical Reading and Invitations to Invention" ( co-authored with Eileen Maguire) (2010)
"Contrapuntal Invention in Six Gestures:  Reading J.S. Bach's Sixth Suite for Unaccompanied Cello on Film" (2011)
"Musical Elaborations in Sound and Sight in the Work of Charles Seeger and Hans Richter" (forthcoming)

Miscellaneous Publications

The Argument (a poetry chapbook)
Various poems published in The Occident, Arts in Society, and The Quire
A review, co-authored with Constance Coiner, of the folk-rock opera, "Seattle 1919," in Labor's Heritage

Recent Graduate Courses Taught

Politics and Arts of Sight and Sound
Political and Musical Discourse
Politics and Forms of Art
Human Rights Discourse
History of Literary and Rhetorical Theory

Editorial Service

Editorial Board Member—Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory


Chancellor's and University Award for Excellence in Teaching

Last Updated: 7/27/16