Sara Suleri Goodyear

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Professor Emeritus of English

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1983
M.A., Punjab University, Lahore, 1976
B.A. Honours, Kinnaird College, Lahore, 1974

Sara Suleri Goodyear’s fields of interest include Romantic and Victorian poetry (Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Keats; Arnold, Swinburne, Pre-Raphaelites). She also works on Edmund Burke. Her special concerns include postcolonial literatures and theory, contemporary cultural criticism, literature and law. Suleri Goodyear is the author of Meatless Days (1989) and The Rhetoric of English India (1992). She was a founding editor of The Yale Journal of Criticism, and serves on the editorial boards of YJC, The Yale Review, and Transition.


19th- and 20th-century English literature, Postcolonial literatures, cultural criticism, and Urdu poetry


Graduate: Postcolonialism and Its Discontents