Harold Schweizer teaches courses in modern poetry, literary theory, holocaust studies, representations of suffering, and the comparative humanities.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Zürich

Teaching Interests

  • Literary theory
  • Modern and contemporary poetry
  • Humanities
  • History of ideas
  • Holocaust studies

Scholarly Interests

  • Modern poetry
  • Literary theory
  • Studies in suffering and representation
  • Comparative humanities

Current Projects

  • Studies in the medical humanities

Recent Awards

  • John P. Crozer Chair in English Literature (2006-2011)

Selected Publications

ARTICLES

“Are We Not Beautiful?” Nineteenth Century Prose (forthcoming 2013).

“To Suffer to Wait: Reading Trauma in Two Poems.” Literature and Trauma Studies
(forthcoming 2013).

“Literary Autonomy: Growth of a Modern Concept.” Cambridge History of Criticism:
The 19th Century
(2013).

“The Accident and the Beautiful: On Alan Shapiro’s “The Accident.” Literature and Medicine (2012).

POEMS

in American Poetry Review, New Orleans Review, Cincinnati Review, Diode, Pleiades, Poetry International and other venues.

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