Timothy Heimlich

Timothy Heimlich

2018-2019 Starkey Fellow
331 Wheeler
Office Hours: 1:30-3:30 Tuesdays and by appointment
theimlich@berkeley.edu


Specialties

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Selected Publications

"Repetition and Melancholia in John Clare's 'Remembrances' (1832)," John Clare Society Journal 38 (forthcoming Summer 2019).

"'We wed not with the stranger': Disjunctive Histories, Fluid Geographies, and Contested Nationalities in Romantic Fictions of Wales," Studies in Romanticism 55.2 (Summer 2016), 211-237.

"'Mass of Ruin': Deconstructing Empiricism in Charlotte Smith's Beachy Head," in Stefanie Fricke, Felicitas Meifert-Menhard, and Katharina Pink, eds., Romanticism and Knowledge: Selected Papers from the Munich Joint Conference of the German Society for English Romanticism and the North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (Trier: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, 2015), 177-188.

 

Papers Delivered

"Reading Romantic Common Places." Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2019: Textual Transactions. Chicago, Illinois. January 3-6, 2019.

"Reading Scotland: Place as Text in Walter Scott's Romances." Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2019: Textual Transactions. Chicago, Illinois. January 3-6, 2019.

"'Facts are stubborn things': Reception Theory in the Forgeries of Iolo Morganwg." Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2018: #States of Insecurity. New York, New York. January 4-7, 2018.

"'Like a ruin of the past all alone': Encountering History in John Clare's 'Remembrances.'" Modern Language Association Annual Conference 2018: #States of Insecurity. New York, New York. January 4-7, 2018.

"The Pirate and 'the Bucanier': Walter Scott, Piracy, and the Caribbean." 2nd World Congress of Scottish Literatures/Eighteenth Century Scottish Studies Society Conference: Dialogues and Diasporas. Vancouver, British Columbia. June 21-25, 2017.

"Scott's Radical Antiquarianism." NASSR Annual Conference: Romanticism and Its Discontents. Berkeley, California.  August 11-14, 2016.

"Wordsworth, Scott, and Romanticism's Aesthetics of the Remnant." NASSR Annual Conference: Romanticism and Rights. Winnipeg, Manitoba. August 13-16, 2015.

"'Mass of Ruin': Knowledge and Identity Construction in Charlotte Smith's Beachy Head." GER/NASSR Joint Conference: Romanticism and Knowledge. Munich, Germany. October 10-13, 2013.



Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1B/1 Reading and Composition: Nature Poetry Before and After the Industrial Revolution Reading and Composition
Fall, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
122/101 (discussion) The Victorian Period British 19th-Century
Novel
Spring, 2016
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1A/5 Reading and Composition: The Literature of Adventure in the Eighteenth Century Reading and Composition

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