Stephen Behrendt

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George Holmes Distinguished Professor (402) 472-1806 319 Andrews Hall Website
University of Wisconsin, PhD
Areas of Specialty
  • British Romanticism
  • Later 18th-century British literature
  • Women writers of the Romantic period
  • Literature and the Other Arts
  • Blake
  • The Shelley circle
  • Creative Writing (Poetry)

Selected Publications and/or projects

  • British Women Poets and the Romantic Writing Community. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.
  • Editor, Percy Bysshe Shelley’s Poetry and Prose. A Longman Cultural Edition. New York: Longman, 2009.
  • Editor, Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. An electronic textbase of 90+ volumes by 50+ poets. Alexander Street Press, 2008.
  • History (poetry). Minneapolis: Mid-List Press, 2005.
  • Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period. Co-Edited with Nancy J. Kushigian. Alexander Street Press. 2002.
  • Romanticism and Women Poets: Opening the Doors of Reception, co-edited with Harriet Kramer Linkin. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999.
  • Royal Mourning and Regency Culture: Elegies and Memorials of Princess Charlotte. London/New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's, 1997.
  • Romanticism, Radicalism, and the Press, edited with an introductory essay by Stephen C. Behrendt. Detroit: Wayne State UP, 1997.
  • A Step in the Dark (poetry). Minneapolis: Mid-List Press, 1996.
  • Reading William Blake. London/New York: Macmillan/St. Martin's, 1992.

Current research activities include projects on Romantic women writers and radical politics, William Blake, Romantic fiction, and issues of canonicity and periodicity in the Romantic period.