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Department of English MS023
Waltham, MA 02254
206 Rabb Hall
ph: (781) 736-2158
fax: (781) 736-2179
burt at brandeis dot edu
Courses: Nineteenth Century American Literature, American Gothic and American Romance, American Realism and Naturalism, Romanticism, Theories of Justice from Plato to Rawls, Humanities 1 (The Iliad, Greek Tragedy, and the Bible), Introduction to Literary Method, Twentieth Century American Literature, American Fiction since World War II, Literature of the American South, Pedagogy, American and English Romanticism, American Poetry, American Poetry of the Nineteenth Century
Research Interests: American Poetry, American Romanticism, English Romanticism, Nineteenth Century American Fiction, Twentieth Century American Fiction, American Realism and Naturalism, Modern Poetry, Contemporary Poetry, Fiction of the South, Philosophy and Literature, American Political Oratory, Lincoln
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poemscol.sty: A LaTeX package for typesetting critical editions of poetry.
Features: automatic line numbering, multiple series of endnotes tied to line numbers, automatic table of contents, automatic marking of cases where stanza breaks fall on page breaks, running headers of the form "Textual Notes to pp. xx--yy" in the notes sections, index of titles and first lines.