Follow this link to read Prof. Jill Dolan's Letter to the Editor in the Daily Princetonian:
Opinion: Letter to the Editor: March 31, 2013
Cathy Caruth, Cornell University’s Frank H. T. Rhodes Professor of Humane Letters, visited for several days, dining with faculty and graduate students, holding office hours, and presenting both a public lecture on "Disappearing History: Scenes of Trauma in the Theater of Human Rights" as well as a History of the Book session on “The Art of the Interview: Listening to Trauma.” Drawing on work from two different book projects, Caruth shifted the grounds of trauma theory and research from “How can one survive a traumatic loss?” to “How can one make a claim to life?”
English Department faculty members, Jeff Dolven, Sophie Gee, Meredith Martin, Susan Stewart, and Susan Wolfson have all contributed to the Fourth Edition of The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry & Poetics. Click here to read the entire story.
The American New Criticism famously repudiated the romantics. Yet the movement's leading figures, seemingly in spite of themselves, were compulsively drawn to romantic poetry, offering idiosyncratic and influential readings of its major works and taking intellectual inspiration from its literary theories.
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