Amit S Yahav
- Liberal Arts: Center for Early Modern History
Educational Background & Specialties
- Ph.D: English, John Hopkins University, 2005.
- B.A.: Tel Aviv University.
- Eighteenth-century British literature and culture
- The novel
- Literary, cultural, and political theory
- History of Popular Culture: Leisure
- Horror: British Gothic Fiction
- Modern Theory and Criticism
- Love and the Novel
- The Eighteenth Century: Satire, Sex, and Sentiment
- History of Literary Theory
- History and Theory of the Novel (graduate)
- The Rise of the Public Sphere: Criticism and Taste (graduate)
- Work in English Culture (graduate)
- “Leisure Reading and Austen’s Case for Differentiated Time,” The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 60.2 (2019, forthcoming).
- Feeling Time: Duration, The Novel, and Eighteenth-Century Sensibility. Yahav, Amit, University of Pennsylvania Press , Author, 2018. Link
- “Sonorous Duration: Tristram Shandy and the Temporality of Novels,”PMLA 128.4 (2013): 872-887.
- “The Sense of Rhythm: Nationalism, Sympathy, and the English Elocutionists,”The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 52.2 (2011): 173-92.
- “Is There a Bull in This Nation? On Maria Edgeworth’s Nationalism,”Studies in Romanticism 49.1 (2010): 79-104.
- “Introduction: The Ethics of Temporality,”Special Forum in Partial Answers 8.1 (2010): 93-96.
- “Time, Duration, and Defoe’s Novels,”Partial Answers 6.1 (2008): 33-56.
- “Gypsies, Nomadism, and the Limits of Realism,”MLN 121.5 (2006): 1124-1147.
- “Reasonableness and Domestic Fiction,”ELH 73.4 (2006): 805-830.
- “At Home in England, or Projecting Liberal Citizenship in Moll Flanders,”Novel: A Forum on Fiction 35.1 (2001): 24-45.
- Donald V. Hawkins Professorship, 2019 - 2020
- Talle Faculty Research Award, 2019 - 2020
- Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship, 2015
- Lewis Walpole Library Visiting Research Fellowship, 2010
- Clark Center for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Studies Kanner Fellowship, 2007
- American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies Fellowship for work in residence at the Newberry Library, 2006
- Charlotte W. Newcombe Dissertation Fellowship, 2002 - 2003
- Graduate Prize Fellowship, Center for Research on Culture and Literature, 2000 - 2001