Jerry Rosenberg

Jerry RosenbergProfessor of English
Assistant Chair for Administration

EDUCATION

Ph.D., English, University of Texas at Austin, 1971

M.A., English, University of Connecticut

A.B., English, University of Michigan

TEACHING INTERESTS
  • American literature
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Margaret Atwood literature
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • Margaret Atwood. Boston: Twayne Publishers. 1984.; re-published in Twayne’s World Authors on CD-ROM, G.K. Hall/Macmillan Library Reference, 1997.
  • “Who Is This Woman,” in Approaches to Teaching Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Other Works, ed. Sharon R. Wilson, Thomas B. Friedman, and Shannon Hengen. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1996, pp. 28-32.
  • “In a Future World, New Puritans Rule and Women Suffer,” Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 February 1986, Book/Leisure Section, pp. 1, 8-9 (review of The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood).
  • “Anthropology as Art in Oliver La Farge’s ‘The Happy Indian Laughter’,” Journal of American Culture, 4 (Winter 1981), 27-33.
  • “For of Such is the Kingdom: Margaret Atwood’s Two-Headed Poems”, Essays on Canadian Writing, No. 16 (Fall/Winter 1979-80), 130-139.
  • “Woman as Everyman in Atwood’s Surfacing, Some Observations on the End of the Novel,” Studies in Canadian Literature, 3 (Winter 1978), 127-132.
  • “Cultural Symbolism in Robbery Under Arms,” World Literature Written in English, 17 (November 1978), 488-504.
  • “On Reading the Atwood Papers in the Thomas Fisher Library,” Malahat Review, No. 41 (January 1977), 191-194.
  • “The New Jerusalem and the Land of Thieves,” Exploration, 1 (1976), 1-14.
  • “Narrative Perspective and Cultural History in Robbery Under Arms,” Australian Literary Studies, 6 (May 1973), 11-23.