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Fred Randel

Ph.D. (Yale)

Associate Professor Emeritus of English Literature


English Romantic Period; Milton; Intertextualities; Geosymbolism; the English Essay

Selected Publications:

Review of Noah Heringman,  Romantic Rocks, Aesthetic Ideology.   European Romantic Review 18 (2007): 124-129.

"Shelley’s Revision of Coleridgean Traditionalism in ‘Lines Written Among the Euganean Hills.’" Keats-Shelley Journal, 52 (2003): 50-76.

"The Political Geography of Horror in Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein." ELH 70 (2003): 465-491. Rpt. Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations: Frankenstein, ed. Harold Bloom, Updated Edition. New York: Chelsea House, 2007. 185-212.

"Tradition and Critique in the Haidée Cantos of Don Juan." Byron: A Poet for All Seasons; Proceedings of the 25th International Byron Conference. Ed. Marios Byron ;Raizis. Messolonghi, Greece: Messolonghi Byron Society, 2000. 129-135.

"Romantic Poetry and Civic Space in the Wordsworthian Cave.Comparative Romanticisms: Power, Gender, Subjectivity. Ed. Larry H. Peer and Diane Long Hoeveler. Columbia, South Carolina: Camden House, 1998. 199-210.

"The Betrayals of ‘Tintern Abbey.’" Studies in Romanticism 32 (1993): 379-397.

"Frankenstein, Feminism, and the Intertextuality of Mountains." Studies in Romanticism 24 (1985):  515 532.

"Coleridge and the Contentiousness of Romantic Nightingales." Studies in Romanticism 21 (1982): 33 55.

"The Mountaintops of English Romanticism." Texas Studies in Literature and Language 23 (1981): 294-323.

"Wordsworth’s Homecoming."; Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 17 (1977): 575-591.

The World of Elia: Charles Lamb’s Essayistic Romanticism. Port Washington, New York: Kennikat Press, 1975.

"Parentheses in Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!." Style 5 (1971): 70-87. "Eating and Drinking in Lamb’s Elia Essays." ELH 37 (1970): 57-76.