Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Mark Bauer

Mark Bauer


443 Wheeler
Monday 9:00-10:00 and Wednesday 4:00-5:00, and by appointment

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


·  “It Was Still All Me: Self-Forgetful Autobiography in Seamus Heaney’s Death of a Naturalist.Textual Practice (May 2018).

·  “‘Then the Echoes’: A Review of Michael Longley’s The Stairwell.” Breac (Summer 2015).


·  “Lost / In the Mob: Life Studies and ‘The Real Robert Lowell,’” American Literature Association, San Francisco, May 24-27, 2018.

·  "The Souvenir Bloom: Poetry and Paratext in Moortown Diary," Ted Hughes and Place, Huddersfield, UK, June 15-16, 2017.

·  “The Elsewhere of Memory: Bishop’s Poems of Childhood in Questions of Travel,” Elizabeth Bishop’s Questions of Travel: Fifty Years After, Sheffield, UK, June 25-27, 2015.

·  “The Other Lyric Time: Making the Case for the Past Tense in Lyric,” American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Annual Conference, NYU, March 20-23, 2014

·  “Lyric Divisions:  Reconciling the Past Tense with Lyric Presence,” At Face Value: Re-thinking Surface, UCLA, May 31, 2013

·  “Resurrecting the Naturalist:  Seamus Heaney’s Past-Tense Lyrics,”American Conference for Irish Studies, April 10-13, 2013

Current Research

Lyric form and genre; life writing; the overlaps and slippages between lyric and autobiography in the work of Robert Lowell, Seamus Heaney, Elizabeth Bishop, and Ted Hughes.

English Department Classes

No recent courses taught.