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Amit S Yahav
207 Lind Hall
207 Church Street SE
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
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.
“Sonorous Duration: Tristram Shandy and the Temporality of Novels,”
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,”
6.1 (2008): 33-56.
“Gypsies, Nomadism, and the Limits of Realism,”
121.5 (2006): 1124-1147.
“Reasonableness and Domestic Fiction,”
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