Active Alert: Classes canceled rest of today and tomorrow

B-ALERT:Due to forecast, all classes effective 4:30pm today Nov 25 are canceled. There will be no classes Wednesday Nov 26. Adjust travel plans accordingly.

Alert updated: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:50 PM


Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1968
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Areas of Interest

Colonial and 19th Century American Literature

Current Projects

Issues related to the Salem witch trials and literature associated with it

Books and Recent Articles

Records of the Salem Witch-Hunt, ed. Bernard Rosenthal (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2008)
Salem Story: Reading the Witch Trials of 1692
City of Nature
Medievalism in American Culture
Medievalism in American Culture: Special Studies

Recent Courses Taught

Salem and the Cultural Imagination
Witches, Scapegoats, & Disorder

Last Updated: 7/25/14