Celeste Langan

Celeste Langan

Associate Professor
Wheeler Hall, room 425
M 11:30-2:30; by appointment
clangan@berkeley.edu


Specialties

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Publications:

"Education is Our Occupation."  PMLA October 2011.

“The Medium of Romantic Poetry.”  Co-authored with Maureen N. McLane.  Cambridge Companion to British Romantic Poetry.  NY: Cambridge University Press, 2008.

“Venice.” In Romantic Metropolis:  The Urban Scene of British Culture 1780-1840.  NY: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

“Scotch Drink and Irish Harps:  Mediations of the National Air.”  In The Figure of Music in Nineteenth=Century British Poetry.  Ashgate, 2005.

"Pathologies of Communication from Coleridge to Schreber." South Atlantic Quarterly 102:1 (Winter 2003), p. 117-152.

"Mobility Disability." Public Culture 13:3 (Autumn 2001), p. 459-84.

"Understanding Media in 1805: Audiovisual Hallucination in The Lay of the Last Minstrel. Studies in Romanticism 40:1 (Spring 2001), p. 49-70.

Romantic Vagrancy: Wordsworth and the Simulation of Freedom. Cambridge University Press, 1995.

 

Papers:

"Under Arrest:  Transport and Security (Excitation and Citation)" Plenary lecture, "Transporting Romanticism" Conference, Wellington, NZ, February 2017

"Mimesis, Diplomacy, Subversion:  Taking Dictation in The Red and the Black."  Vancouver, CA, January 2015.

Austerlitz and the Future of Propaganda.”   Neuchatel, Switzerland, August 2012.

The Ambiguity and/of Neutrality:  Poetry and Free Speech circa 1800. ” UC Davis English Department, April 2012.

"Romantic Neutrality:  Bullets, Bulletins, and Don Juan."  Vancouver, CA, August 2010.

“Afterlives of Napoleon.”  July 2011, Laramie, WY.



Current Research

"Post-Napoleonism: Imagining Sovereignty After 1799"


Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/1 Research Seminar: Trials of Literature: Romanticism, Justice, and the Law British 19th-Century
Novel
Drama
Poetry
Research Seminars
Fall, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
175/1 Literature and Disability Novel
Drama
Poetry
Film
Literary Theory
Special Topics
246G/1 Graduate Pro-seminar: Romantic Period Graduate Courses
Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
H195B/2 Honors Course Honors and Tutorial Courses
Fall, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
121/1 The Romantic Period British 18th-Century
British 19th-Century
Poetry
H195A/2 Honors Course Literary Theory
Honors and Tutorial Courses
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
161/1 Introduction to Literary Theory: Free Speech, In Theory Literary Theory

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