Amit S Yahav

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Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: English, John Hopkins University, 2005.
  • B.A.: Tel Aviv University.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • Eighteenth-century British literature and culture
  • The novel
  • Romanticism
  • Aesthetics
  • Literary, cultural, and political theory
Courses Taught
  • Horror: British Gothic Fiction
  • Modern Theory and Criticism
Publications
  • “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.
Awards
  • 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