Geoffrey Hartman

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Sterling Professor Emeritus & Senior Research Scholar of English and Comparative Literature
149 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511-6609
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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)