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Daniel Hoffman

Daniel Hoffman

Felix Schelling Professor of English Emeritus

Doctoral Dissertations Chaired

1989

Deborah Burnham "Lovely in its Bones: Form in Theodore Roethke's Poetry"

1987

Gregory Wegner "The Sketch Book of Nathaniel Hawthorne: The Literary Sketch in the Development of Nineteenth Century Prose Fiction"

1982

Anne Merrill Greenhalgh "A Lexical Analysis of Elizabeth Bishop's Poetry"

1977

Elizabeth I. Hanson "The Indian Metaphor in the American Renaissance"

1976

Agnes M. O’Donnell "A Study of the Plays of W. H. Auden "

1975

Paul Christensen "The Field and the Well: An Anatomy of Open Form Poetics, 1945-1970"
John C. Kemp "Robert Frost and the Traidtion of New England Regional Literature: A Search for Literary Identity"

1974

Robert J. Wagner "British Poets of World War II: Keith Douglas, Charles Causley, Lawrence Durrell"

1973

Sarah Daugherty "The Literary Criticism of Henry James: 1864–1884"
Michael F. Harper "Beyond Romanticism: The Poetry of Ezra Pound"
James D. Hauser "The Closed Universe of Flannery O'Connor"
Norman Hostetler "Nathaniel Hawthorne's Use of Various Techniques of irony and Point of View"

1972

Stephen Karpowitz "Mark Twain: A Satirist's Struggles with Conscience and Conceit"
Sheldon W Liebman "The Fearful Sympathy: A Study of Selected Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne "

1971

Philip M Keith "The Idea of Quakerism in American Literature"
Nancy R Norris "The Horse Which Came Home to Roost: Theme and Form in Faulkner's Snopes Trlogy"

1970

Stuart Y McDougal "A Parnassian in Provence: Ezra Pound and the Troubadour Tradition "

1969

Ronald T. Curran "Hawthorne as Gothicist"

1968

Donald E. Herdeck "The Golden Bitch"