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Forms and Genres

This area of interest examines theories of form and genre, considering the complex histories of literary forms such as the essay, novel, and lyric, as well as the equally complex histories of theorizing those forms. This area considers forms and genres, not as fixed categories, but as ever evolving clusters of expectations. Forms and Genres thus emphasizes process, both the historical processes by which forms and genres evolve and the processes of literary creation.

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Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Eidson Distinguished Professor in American Literature
Associate Professor
Hamilton Holmes Professor
Professor
Distinguished Research Professor of English, African American Studies and Creative Writing
Associate Professor
Helen S. Lanier Distinguished Professor of English
Associate Professor
Distinguished Research Professor
Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing

Research Spotlight

Eighteenth-century studies at UGA emphasizes a variety of literary and conceptual approaches to the period, with particular strengths in feminist scholarship, science and literature, interdisciplinary studies, literary history, material culture, and transatlantic print culture.


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