Steven Goldsmith

Steven Goldsmith

Professor
Wheeler Hall, room 431
Fall 2018 W 1:30-3:30; F 2-3
sgsmith@berkeley.edu


Specialties

Books

Title Fields
Blake's Agitation:  Criticism and the Emotions Blake's Agitation: Criticism and the Emotions
  Blake’s Agitation is a thorough and engaging reflection on the dynamic, forward-moving, and active nature of critical thought. Steven Goldsmith investigates the modern notion that there’s a fiery feeling in critical thought, a form of emotion that gives authentic criticism the potential to go beyond interpreting the world. By arousing this critical excitement in readers and practitioners, theor....
Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation
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Current Research

Blake, Aesthetics, Affect Studies



Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2019
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
107/1 The Bible as Literature
165/7 Special Topics: The Materialist Epic Special Topics
Fall, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/1 Research Seminar: Melville in the 50s American Literature
Novel
Research Seminars
200/1 Problems in the Study of Literature Graduate Courses
Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
107/1 The Bible as Literature
107/101 -- discussion section Wilson, Evan
107/102 -- discussion section Stevenson, Max
107/103 -- discussion section Wilson, Evan
107/104 -- discussion section Stevenson, Max
165/3 Special Topics: Is It Useless To Revolt? Special Topics
Fall, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
45B/2 Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries Introductory Surveys
45B/201 -- discussion section Walton, Alex
45B/202 -- discussion section Eisenberg, Emma
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
165/5 Special Topics: Is It Useless to Revolt?: Literature of Revolt Poetry
Literary Theory
Special Topics
203/2 Graduate Readings: Aesthetics and Politics: Kant and Beyond Literary Theory
Graduate Courses

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