Michael Gamer

Undergraduate Chair, Associate Professor of English
Fisher-Bennett Hall 129
215-898-7343
Fisher-Bennett Hall 336
215-746-3766

office hours:

MW 11-12 Bennett 336 M2-5 Bennett 129 Spring 2014

Michael Gamer is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania and author of Romanticism and the Gothic: Genre, Reception, and Canon Formation (Cambridge, 2000). He is currently at work on two books: Recollections in Tranquility: The Romantic Art of Self-Canonization, 1765-1832; and A History of British Theatre: Staged Conflicts, under contract with Blackwell Publishing. He is editor of Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto (Penguin, 2002) and Charlotte Smith's Manon L'Escaut and the Romance of Real Life (Pickering and Chatto, 2005). He works on collaboration and is fond of collaborative work: with Jeffrey Cox he edited The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Drama (Broadview, 2003); with Dahlia Porter Samuel Coleridge and William Wordsworth's Lyrical Ballads 1798 and 1800 (Broadview, 2008). He has also published essays in MLQ, PMLA, Novel, ELH, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Studies in Romanticism, and other journals on poetic collections, the novel, pornography, print culture, authorship, and dramas of spectacle. Recently awarded the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association 2010 prize for best article (for "Mary Robinson and the Dramatic Art of the Comeback"), he also is recipient of the Ira Abrams, Lindback, and College of General Studies awards for distinguished teaching.

Publications

Courses Taught

Spring 2014

English
101.401
English
455.640
English
800.301

Fall 2013

English
250.301

Summer 2012

English
101.950

Spring 2012

English
050.001
English
455.640

Fall 2011

English
350.301

Summer 2010

English
246.950

Spring 2010

English
551.401
English
566.640

Fall 2009

English
101.401
English
800.301

Fall 2008

English
250.301

Fall 2007

English
760.301

Summer 2006

English
040.950
English
068.950

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Summer 2005

Spring 2005

English
801.301

Fall 2004

Summer 2004

English
068.950
English
246.950

Spring 2004

English
299.001
English
801.301

Summer 2003

Spring 2003

English
299.001

Fall 2002

Summer 2002

Spring 2002

English
311.301

Fall 2001

Spring 2001

English
050.001
English
311.301

Fall 2000

Summer 2000

English
060.950

Fall 1998

English
250.301

Summer 1998

Fall 1997

English
202.302
English
250.301

Summer 1997

Fall 1996

English
202.305

Spring 1996

English
050.001

Fall 1995

English
550.301

Spring 1995

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