David Wagenknecht


Emeritus Professor

AB, AM, Boston University
DPhil, Sussex University

Teaching and Research Interests
  • Retired from teaching as of Fall 2009
Selected Publications
  • Blake’s Night: William Blake & the Idea of Pastoral (1973)
  • “Mimicry against Mimesis in ‘Infant Sorrow’: Seeing Through Blake’s Image with Adorno and Lacan,” Studies in Romanticism 41 (2002)
  • “Getting the Picture: The Aesthetics of Hysteria in Henry James’s The Special Type,” ELH 66 (1999)
  • “Recasting Moses: Narrative and Drama in the Dumbshow of Freud’s ‘The Moses of Michelangelo,’” American Imago 52 (1995)
Other Professional Activities
  • Editor Emeritus, Studies in Romanticism
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