David Bromwich

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Sterling Professor of English
63 High St, New Haven, CT 06511-6642
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APPOINTMENTS: Princeton 1977-88; Yale 1988- .

BOOKS: Hazlitt: the Mind of a CriticA Choice of Inheritance, Politics by Other Means, Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth’s Poetry of the 1790s, Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern Poetry, Moral Imagination, and The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence.

EDITIONS: On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters of Edmund Burke, On Liberty  (co-edited), The Turn of the Screw

ARTICLES: on Wollstonecraft, Shelley, Emerson, Shakespeare, Orson Welles; book reviews in the TLS, London Review of Books, The New Republic, New York Review of Books.

TALKS:  ”Lincoln as Realist” at Neubauer Collegium for Culture and Society, 2016; https://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/david-bromwich-nathan-i-huggins-lecture-series-1-3, at Hutchins Center, Harvard University, 2017

TEACHING: first-year poetry survey (English 125/126); Stevens and Frost; eighteenth-century prose; Shakespeare’s political plays; directed studies history/politics; Lincoln (co-taught); American-French cinema and culture 1930-1965 (co-taught).

WORK IN PROGRESS: intellectual biography of Burke.