Michael McKeon

Rutgers University

Scientific Experiment, Drama, and the Origins of the Novel

Monday, Nov. 2

Photonics 906

8 St. Mary’s Street

Professor McKeon is the author of The Secret History of Domesticity: Public, Private, and the Division of Knowledge (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005), which won a Professional and Scholarly Publishing Award given by the Association of American Publishers. He is also the author of the groundbreaking The Origins of the English Novel, 1600-1740 (John Hopkins University Press, 1987, 2002), which won the James Russell Lowell Prize, as well as Politics and Poetry in Restoration England (Harvard University Press, 1975). He also edited the anthology Theory of the Novel: A Historical Approach (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000). In addition, he has published numerous articles on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature and culture and on literary theory and methodology.