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Norman Kelvin
Position: Distinguished Professor Emeritus, The City College. English.
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Phone: (212) 260-0365
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Columbia University.
Research Interests: 19th-century English literature and cultural history; early-20th-century modernism; the decorative arts in relation to modern painting and literature; political ideology, including class and gender, and the arts.
Chronological Period Specialization: Twentieth-Century Literature

Selected Publications:

  • "H.D. and the World War I Years." Victorian Poetry. 38:1 (Spring 2000).

  • (ed.) William Morris on Art and Socialism. New York: Dover, 2000.

  • Letters as Biography & Autobiography. London: William Morris Society, 1999.

  • "Editions of Letters in the Age of the Vanishing Text." Victorian Literature and Culture. 27:2 (1999): 591-602.

  • "News from Nowhere and The Spoils of Poynton: Interiors and Exteriors." William Morris Centenary Essays ed. Peter Faulkner and Peter Preston. Exeter: Univ. of Exeter Press, 1999: 107-121.

  • The Collected Letters of William Morris. 4 vols. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1984-96.

  • "The Morris Who Reads Us." William Morris. ed. Linda Parry. New York: Harry N. Abrams. 1996: 334-351.

  • E.M. Forster. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1967.

  • A Troubled Eden: Nature and Society in the Works of George Meredith. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1961.