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Gerhard Joseph
Position: Professor, Lehman College. English
Campus Affiliation: Lehman College
Phone: 201-482-0792
Office Hours: Fridays 2-4
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Research Interests: Victorian literature, with specialization in poetry; contemporary theory, and the history of criticism; the contemporary novel; cyberculture and cyberfiction.
Specialization: Twenty-first-Century and Contemporary Literature|Victorian Literature


Selected Publications:

  • Tennyson and the Text: The Weaver's Shuttle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992.

  • "Chaucerian 'Game'-'Ernest' and the 'Argument of Herbergage' in The Canterbury Tales, Chaucer Review 5 (1970), 83-96; reprinted in Critical Essays on Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales," ed. Malcolm Andrews. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991.

  • "The Antigone as Cultural Touchstone: Matthew Arnold, Hegel, George Eliot, Virginia Woolf, and Margaret Drabble," PMLA 96 (1981), 22-35.

  • "The Homeric Competitions of Tennyson and Gladstone," in Victorian Classicism, ed. Gerhard Joseph. New York: Browning Institute Studies, 1982; reprinted in Homer, ed. Katherine Callen King. Classical Heritage Series. New York: Garland Pres, 1994.

  • "Charles Dickens, International Copyright, and the Discretionary Silence of Martin Chuzzlewit," Cardoza Arts and Entertainment Law Journal 10(1992), 523-34; reprinted in The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law and Literature, ed. Martha Woodmansee and Peter Jaszi. Durham: Duke University Press, 1994.