Profile: Yopie Prins
Ph.D. (Comparative Literature), Princeton 1991
B.A. (Ancient Greek) Swarthmore College 1981, B.A./M.A. (English Literature) Cambridge University 1983
3127 Angell Hall (English); 2015 Tisch (Comparative Literature)
on leave 2013; contact by email
763-2351 (Comp Lit)
Nineteenth-century poetry; history and theory of lyric; reception of classics; translation studies; comparative literature.
Feminist criticism and gender studies; music and literature; Dutch literature.
Articles: " ' Break, Break, Break' into Song'" (in Meter Matters: Verse Cultures of the Long Nineteenth Century, 2011); "Classics for Victorians" (Victorian Studies, 2010); "Classical Reception and the Political" (Cultural Critique, 2010); "Historical Poetics, Dysprosody, and the Science of English Verse" (PMLA, 2008); "Robert Browning, Transported by Meter" (in The Traffic in Poems, 2007); "Lady's Greek (with the Accents)" (Victorian Literature and Culture, 2006); "Nineteenth-Century Homers and the Hexameter Mania" (in Nation, Language, and the Ethics of Translation, 2005); "Patmore's Law, Meynell's Rhythm" (in The Fin de Siecle Poem, 2005); "Virginia Woolf and the Naked Cry of Cassandra" (in Agamemnon in Performance, 2005); "Sappho Recomposed" (in The Figure of Music in Nineteenth-Century British Poetry, 2004); "Voice Inverse" (Victorian Poetry, 2004); "Victorian Meters" (in The Cambridge Companion to Victorian Poetry, 2000); "Greek Maenads, Victorian Spinsters" (in Victorian Sexual Dissidence, 1999); "Lyrical Studies" (with Virginia Jackson, Victorian Literature and Culture, 1999); "Personifying the Poetess" (in Women's Poetry 1830-1900: Gender and Genre, 1998); "Sappho's Afterlife in Translations" (in Re-Reading Sappho: Reception and Transmission, 1997); "Sappho Doubled: Michael Field" (Yale Journal of Criticism, 1995); "A Metaphorical Field: Katharine Bradley and Edith Cooper" (Victorian Poetry, 1995); "Elizabeth Barrett, Robert Browning, and the Differance of Translation" (Victorian Poetry 1991); "Aeschylus' Furies and their Binding Song" (Arethusa, 1991); "Browning's Translation of Aeschylus' Agamemnon" (Victorian Poetry, 1989).
Professor Prins is also involved in the following two initiatives:
Contexts for Classics
Nineteenth Century Forum