PhD 1993 English Literature, Ohio State University
MA 1988 English Literature, Ohio State University
BA 1984 Classical Greek, Bryn Mawr College
Dr. Laura J. George writes about British Romantic Poetry with a particular focus on fashion and masculinity in the work of William Wordsworth and Lord Byron.
LITR 102: Introduction to the Reading of Poetry
ENGL 300W: Writing About Literature
LITR 316: Studies in British Romanticism
LITR 470: Studies in Poetry
LITR 480: Studies in Literature and Culture: past topics include Ghost Stories, Masculinities, Fashion
LITR 490: Senior Seminar
LITR 510: Critical Practices in Literary Studies
LITR 570: Studies in British Romanticism
"Austen's Muslin." Crossings in Text and Textiles, edited by Katherine Joslin and Daneen Wardrop. University of New Hampshire Press, 2015. 73-102.
"The Technique of Ordinary Poetry: Colridgean Notes toward a Genealogy of Technique," European Romantic Review 18.2 (2007 April): 195-203.
"Reification and the Dandy: Beppo, Byron, and Other Queer Things," Romanticism on the Net 36-37 (2004 November-2005 February).
"Man in Black: Benjamin Robert Haydon's 'Wordsworth on Helvellyn.'" International Conference on Romanticism. Colorado College. Colorado Springs, CO. October 20 - 23, 2016.
"'Tongue-favored men': the Physicality of Eloquence in Book VII of William Wordsworth's The Prelude." International Conference on Romanticism. Brigham Young University. Park City, UT. October 15-17, 2015.
"'Passing well in these toys': Lord Byron's Sardanapalus and the Poetics of Queer Things." International Conference on Romanticism. University of St. Thomas. St. Paul, MN. September 25-28, 2014.
"Lord Byron and the Double-Binds of John Edleston's Gift." North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Bethesda, MD. July 9-13, 2014.