David Cody
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Areas of Expertise

19th century American literature and culture, the relationship between English and American literature; science and literature; the literature of imperialism; the literature of horror

Ph.D., Brown University

David Cody

Professor of English

Recent courses taught:

  • “Major Author” courses on Hawthorne, Melville, Dickinson, and Frost
  • Supernatural Horror in Literature
  • Nineteenth-Century American Women Writers
  • The American Screwball Comedy
  • Imperial Nightmares

Distinctions (awards, fellowships, and grants):

  • Hartwick College Nominee for Carnegie Institute National Teacher of the Year
  • Hartwick College Baccalaureate Speaker
  • Teacher-Scholar Award (2013)
  • Margaret B. Bunn Award for Outstanding Teaching (2002)
  • Fulbright Specialist Lecturer in Japan
  • Winnifred Wandersee Scholar-in-Residence Award (1997-98)

Selected publications:

  • Articles in journals such as the New England Quarterly, Modern Language Studies,The Emerson Society Quarterly, The Nathaniel Hawthorne Review, The Melville Log, The Emily Dickinson Journal, The Journal of Modern Literature, Essex Institute Historical Collections, The Sherlock Holmes Review, and Language and Culture
  • Articles in books and annual volumes including Bloom’s Modern Critical Views, Literature in the Early American Republic, and Reading Cooper, Teaching Cooper.
  • Essays in the The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World and The Guide to United States Popular Culture
  • More than 100 short essays on British literature, culture, and history available on the Victorian Web.


External Links

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