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Profile: Kerry Larson

Title: Professor
Degree:
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins  1982
Larson

Contact Info

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3263AH

Phone:

763-5532

Uniqname:

klarson

email:

klarson@umich.edu

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

American literature; contemporary American poetry.

Publications

"Individualism and the Place of Understanding in Emerson's Essays," ELH (2001); "Justice to Emerson," Raritan (2002); "Sentimental Legacies," Review (2003); "Emerson's Strange Quality," Nineteenth-Century Literature (2004); "Illiberal Emerson," Nineteenth-Century Prose, (2005); "Whitman's Interactive Reader," A Companion to the Poetry of Walt Whitman (Blackwell, 2006), "Beyond Belief:  The Politics of Walt Whitman, Boundary 2 Review (2013), "Hawthorne's Fictional Commitments:  The Early Tales," in American Impersonal:  Essays with Sharon Cameron, ed. Branka Arsic (New York:  Bloomsbury, 2014), pp. 197-225, "The Historical Epic, Women's Poetry, and Early American Verse," in The Cambridge Companion to American Poetry, ed. Mark Richardson (Cambridge University Press, 2014). 
Whitman’s Drama of Consensus (University of Chicago Press, 1988); Imagining Equality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2008; paper, 2011); ed., The Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
  • The Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Poetry
  • Imagining Equality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

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