On leave 2015-16.
Michael Gamer is author of Romanticism and the Gothic: Genre, Reception, and Canon Formation(Cambridge, 2000) and Romanticism, Self-Canonization, and the Business of Poetry, which will be published by Cambridge University Press later in 2016. He is currently at work on A History of British Theatre: Staged Conflicts, under contract with Blackwell-Wiley Publishing. He is Associate Editor of the journal EIR: Essays in Romanticism and 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, including The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Drama (edited with Jeffrey Cox, 2003) and Lyrical Ballads 1798 and 1800 (with Dahlia Porter, 2008). Essays on poetic collections, gender and performance, the novel, pornography, print culture, authorship, and dramas of spectacle have appeared in MLQ, PMLA, Novel, ELH, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Studies in Romanticism, and other journals. Written with Terry Robinson, "Mary Robinson and the Dramatic Art of the Comeback"won the Nineteenth-Century Studies Association 2010 prize for best article. He is recipient of the Ira Abrams, Lindback, College of General Studies, David Delaura, and Alan Filreis awards for distinguished teaching.