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Profile: George Bornstein

Title: Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Princeton  1966

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Research Interests

Primary Interests

Nineteenth- and twentieth-century poetry, especially Yeats, Pound, Moore, and Stevens; modern Irish Literary Renaissance, especially Joyce; editorial theory and textual construction; material textuality; modernism.

Secondary Interests

Literary and cultural influence, history of the book, Irish literature, and American Jewish literature.


The Colors of Zion: Blacks, Jews, and Irish From 1845 to 1945 (Harvard University Press, 2011); W. B. Yeats: The Winding Stair and Other Poems, a Facsimile Edition (Scribner, 2011); W. B. Yeats: Early Essays, v. 4 of The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats (Scribner, 2007); Material Modernism: The Politics of the Page (Cambridge University Press, 2001). The Iconic Page in Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture (University of Michigan Press, 1998); W.B. Yeats: Under the Moon, The Unpublished Early Poetry (Scribner, 1995); Contemporary German Editorial Theory (University of Michigan Press, 1995); W.B. Yeats: The Early Poetry, v. 2 (Cornell University Press, 1994); Palimpsest: Editorial Theory in the Humanities (University of Michigan Press, 1993); Representing Modernist Texts: Editing as Interpretation (University of Michigan Press, 1991); W.B. Yeats: Letters to the New Island, v. 7 of The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats (Macmillan Publishing Company, 1990); Poetic Remaking: The Art of Browning, Yeats, and Pound (Penn State Press, 1988); W.B. Yeats: The Early Poetry, v.1 (Cornell University Press, 1987); Ezra Pound Among the Poets (University of Chicago Press, 1985); Yeats: An Annual (co-editor, Cornell University Press, 1985); Romantic and Modern: Reevaluations of Literary Tradition (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977); The Postromantic Consciousness of Ezra Pound (University of Victoria ELS Literary Monograph Series, 1977); Transformations of Romanticism in Yeats, Eliot, and Stevens (University of Chicago Press, 1976); Yeats and Shelley (University of Chicago Press, 1970).
  •  The Wild Swans at Coole: A Facsimile Edition Rate this book 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars The Wild Swans at Coole: A Facsimile Edition
  • W.B. Yeats, The Windind Stair and Other Poems
  • The Colors of Zion: Blacks, Jews, and Irish from 1845 to 1945

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