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Forms and Genres

This area of interest examines theories of form and genre, considering the complex histories of literary forms such as the essay, novel, and lyric, as well as the equally complex histories of theorizing those forms. This area considers forms and genres, not as fixed categories, but as ever evolving clusters of expectations. Forms and Genres thus emphasizes process, both the historical processes by which forms and genres evolve and the processes of literary creation.

Personnel

Associate Professor
Assistant Professor
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature
Sterling Goodman Professor of English
Associate Professor
Hamilton Holmes Professor
Distinguished Research Professor of English, African American Studies and Creative Writing
Associate Professor
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English
Associate Professor
Director, Creative Writing Program

Research Spotlight

Many faculty and students in our graduate program focus upon the intersections among bodies, minds, and cultural representations, both as part of historical, textual, and rhetorical scholarship and as programs of study within their own right. We are particularly interested in how cultures and…

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