Berkeley English Lecturers

Atti Viragh

Atti Viragh

Berkeley Lecturer

By appointment

Professional Statement

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

"'The Keener Touch': Walter Pater and the Hermeneutic Scene of Contact." ELH (forthcoming).

“The Grammar of Instress: Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Victorian Philosophers of Mind.” New Literary History, 51.3 (Summer 2020). Winner of 2019 Ralph Cohen Prize.

“Can the Vampire Speak? Dracula as Discourse on Cultural Extinction.” English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920, 56.2 (2013): 231-245.

Miklós Radnóti (translations), Metamorphoses: A Journal of Literary Translation, 21.2 (2013): 120-123.

Panels Organized

“Poetry and the Return of ‘Lived Experience'’” 
Roundtable: Virginia Jackson, Vincent Sherry, Robert Kaufman, Elisabeth Joyce, Glenn Fetzer
MLA Annual Convention, Seattle, 2020
Papers Presented
"Both Colonized and Colonizer: Symmetric Intercultural Relations" (roundtable participant)
MLA Annual Convention, Toronto, virtual conference, 2021
“Low Modernism and High Decadence: Pound’s Imaginary Letters and Pater’s Imaginary Portraits
British Association for Modernist Studies, London, 2019 

“‘Ground of Being’: Gerard Manley Hopkins and the Rise of Phenomenology” 
International Network for the Study of Lyric, Lausanne, 2019 

"Wundt, Dilthey and Hopkins: “New Realism” and the “Rhythms of Consciousness”  
Interdisciplinary German Studies Conference, Berkeley, 2019

"Nuancing Nuance: Materiality, Expression, and Walter Pater’s Poetics”
Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Supernumerary Conference, Rome, 2018

"The Decadent Lyric at the Edge of Modernism” 
American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Los Angeles, 2018

“‘A Tantalus Agony’: Meynell, Archer, and the Aesthetics of Tangibility in Late Victorian Poetry”
American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Utrecht, 2017 

“Intimacy in the Aesthetics of Walter Pater”
 American Comparative Literature Association Conference, Boston, 2016 

English Department Classes