Steven Goldsmith

Steven Goldsmith

Professor
Wheeler Hall, room 431
F 2017 W 4:15-5:30; F 1-2
sgsmith@berkeley.edu


Specialties

Books

Title Fields
Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation Unbuilding Jerusalem: Apocalypse and Romantic Representation
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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....

Current Research

Blake, Aesthetics, Affect Studies



Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
107/1 The Bible as Literature
107/101 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
107/102 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
107/103 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
107/104 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
107/105 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
107/106 -- discussion section No instructor assigned yet.
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 Stevenson, Max
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
Fall, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
C107/1 The Bible as Literature Special Topics
C107/101 -- discussion section Lorden, Jennifer A.
C107/102 -- discussion section Gregory, Jane
C107/103 -- discussion section Villagrana, José
C107/104 -- discussion section Mangin, Sarah
190/2 Research Seminar: Materialism: Ancient and Modern Research Seminars
Spring, 2015
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
190/5 Research Seminar: Materialism--Ancient and Modern Research Seminars

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