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Stuart Curran

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Stuart Curran received his BA and MA from the University of Michigan and his PhD from Harvard. Before coming to Penn he taught at Wisconsin and John Hopkins. He has held fellowships from the Huntington Library, the NEH, and the Guggenheim Foundation. Author of two critical studies of Shelley, as well as the standard bibliography on the poet, he was also for many years the editor of the Keats-Shelley Journal.  He now serves as President of the Keats-Shelley Association of America.   He has written a history of Romanticism, Poetic Form and British Romanticism  has edited the Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism, which is currently being revised.  He served for many years as section editor (1740-1830) for The Brown University Women Writers Project text base and publications, of which his edition of The Poems of Charlotte Smith (Oxford University Press, 1993) was an early result; is preparing a  hypertext edition of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein for internet distribution; and is writing widely on women poets during the Romantic period.  His 14-volume edition of The Works of Charlotte Smith has just appeared from Pickering & Chatto; and he is also editing 4 volumes of the Johns Hopkins Univ. Press edition of Shelley, in progress. A member of the Graduate Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory.

View Professor Curran's homepage at: http://www.english.upenn.edu/~curran/home.html

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Courses Taught

fall 2007

ENGL 050.001 The Romantic Period
ENGL 269.301 Poetry and Poetics

spring 2007

ENGL 269.301 Poetry and Poetics

fall 2006

ENGL 050.001 The Romantic Period

spring 2005

ENGL 238.301 Milton

fall 2004

ENGL 050.001 The Romantic Period

spring 2004

ENGL 038.001 Milton
ENGL 270.301 Poetry and Poetics

fall 2003

ENGL 050.001 Romantic Poets
ENGL 551.301 Romantics

spring 2003

ENGL 270.301 Poetry and Poetics
ENGL 299.301 Hannah More

fall 2002

ENGL 050.001 Romantic Poets
ENGL 600.301 Proseminar

spring 2002

ENGL 270.301 Poetry and Poetics

fall 2001

ENGL 050.001 Romantic Poets
ENGL 299.307 Independent Study

spring 2000

ENGL 270.301 Poetry and Poetics
ENGL 750.401 Romanticism and Gender

fall 1999

ENGL 050.001 Romantic Poets
ENGL 600.301 Proseminar

spring 1999

ENGL 205.401 Electronic Lit Seminar
ENGL 505.401 Electronic Seminar

spring 1998

ENGL 050.001 Major Romantic Poets
ENGL 551.301 English Romanticism

spring 1997

ENGL 202.302 Major British Poets
ENGL 552.301 English Romanticism

fall 1996

ENGL 202.302 Major British Poets
ENGL 205.401 Electronic Literature

summer 1996

fall 1995

spring 1995

fall 1994

ENGL 050.001 Romantic Poets