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Department of English MS023
Waltham, MA 02254
241 Rabb Hall
ph: (781) 736-2158
burt at brandeis dot edu
Courses: Nineteenth Century American Literature, American Gothic and American Romance, American Realism and Naturalism, Romanticism, Love and Death in the Creative Imagination, Fiction of the Second World War, Slavery in the American Imagination, Race and Reaction: Writing Reconstruction after the Civil War, Slanted Truths and Barbaric Yawps: Poetry in the Age of Whitman and Dickinson, Fiction of William Faulkner, Race, Region and Religion in the Fiction of the Twentieth Century South, Supreme Fictions: Modernism and After in American Poetry, Contemporary Poetry, 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, Pedagogy, American and English Romanticism, American Poetry,
Research Interests: American Poetry, American Romanticism, Lincoln, American Political Oratory, American Slavery, 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
Literary Executor for Robert Penn WarrenCV (.pdf)
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Selected Old Papers
Sermons and Talks
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