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Heyward Ehrlich
Associate Professor

E-mail: ehrlich@andromeda.rutgers.edu
 
Web Page: http://andromeda.rutgers.edu or http://heywardehrlich.com

EDUCATION:
M. A., University of Chicago
Ph. D., New York University (American Civilization)
Teaching experience: Assistant Professor, Michigan State University

Current interests:  James Joyce, 19th Century American literature, New Media

Joyce:  My current or recent work includes Joyce and early cinema (1896-1909) in Ireland, the criticism of fellow Paris-exile Walter Benjamin, fairs and Irish Orientalism as contexts for “Araby, and Joyce’s interest in Kabbalah (shared with Yeats).  

19th Century American literature:  I’m editing Poe’s Philadelphia book reviews in two magazines, Burton’s and Graham’s for the Collected Works. I also track Poe Web sites, anddo the “Poe in Cyberspace” column twice a year in the Edgar Allan Poe Review. I’m also interested in Melville and those far smaller fish, Charles Frederick Briggs, Evert Augustus Duyckinck, and George Lippard.

New Media: I’m webmaster for the James Joyce Society at joycesociety.org, did a Ulysses hypertext demo at andromeda.rutgers.edu/~ehrlich/jjtm, andpost my Poe stuff at eapoe.info, including a Poe webliography.  I’m in interested in how the evolution of printed and digital media in the last 300 years has reflected and also affected literacy.

 



 

 

 

 

 


 

 


Rutgers-Newark English Department

Professor Frances Bartkowski, PhD, Chair

Hill Hall Room 501

Newark, New Jersey 07102-1801

Telephone: 973.353.5279

Fax: 973.353.1450

Email: engnwk@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Website: http://english.newark.rutgers.edu

 

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