Professor Emeritus of English Queens College and Graduate Center, CUNY
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Harvard
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center|Queens College
Research Interests: Victorian literature; history of the novel; visual arts and literature; intercultural relations (James to Rushdie).
"Trollope for the 21st Century: He Knew He Was Right," Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens, No. 58 (October 2003), 117-128.
"Sailing to Cathay" (The Image of China in Watteau and Yeats), Ex/Change: Newsletter of Centre for Cross-Cultural Studies, City University of Hong Kong (October 2001), 4-8.
"Matthew Arnold and the Pragmatics of Hebraism and Hellenism," Poetics Today, XIX, no 2 (Summer 1998), 179-98.
"Arnold, Nietzsche, and the 'Revaluation of Values,'" in Nineteenth-Century Literature (December, 1988), pp. 289-318.
"The Art of Arnold Bennett," in Modernism Reconsidered, ed. Robert Kiely (Harvard English Studies 11, 1983), pp. 17-45.