B.A. (summa cum laude), Queens College of the City of New York, 1949, Comparative Literature
Ph.D., Yale University, 1953, Comparative Literature
INTERESTS: My interests are predominantly in the study of poetry and issues of interpretation. But I suspect I am at heart an essayist always finding something of basic human and social interest.
--Wordsworth's Poetry (1964; several reprintings)
--Beyond Formalism (1970)
--Criticism in the Wilderness (1980; to be reissued 2007)
--The Longest Shadow: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust (1996; reissue, 2002)
--The Geoffrey Hartman Reader (2004)