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Goldsmith, Jason

Associate Professor - English


Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Romantic poetry, prose, and criticism; the long (British) nineteenth century; Victorian poetry and prose; cultural and media studies 1750-1900; Transnationalism; literary and critical theory; poetry and poetics; aesthetics and politics.

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)
Essays and translations published in Hispanofila, Romanticism and Celebrity Culture, MeridianSELArts & Humanities in Higher Education, and Studies in Hogg and His World. Currently at work on a book entitled Cult Figures: The Spectacle of Romantic Nationalism.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
English - Assistant Professor Teaches classes on British Romanticism, Victorian sensation fiction, poetry and poetics, mass-media celebrity, critical theory, drug culture, art and nature.



  • B.A. University of Michigan
  • M.A., Ph.D. University of Virginia

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