Berkeley English Faculty

Steven Goldsmith

Steven Goldsmith

Professor

Wheeler Hall, room 431
Spring 2019 Tuesday 5:15-6:30; Friday 10:30-12
sgsmith@berkeley.edu


Books
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....(read more)

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
fall, 2019

203/3

Graduate Readings: Aesthetics and Politics: Kant and Beyond

spring, 2019

107/1

The Bible as Literature

165/7

Special Topics: The Materialist Epic

fall, 2018

190/1

Research Seminar: Melville in the 50s

200/1

Problems in the Study of Literature

spring, 2018

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?

fall, 2017

45B/2

Literature in English: Late-17th Through Mid-19th Centuries

45B/201 -- discussion section

Walton, Alex

45B/202 -- discussion section

Eisenberg, Emma