Michael Gamer

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Associate Professor of English
Faculty Master, Harrison College House
Contact Information
Phone: 
215-746-3766
Fax: 
215-573-2063
Office Location: 
127 Fisher-Bennett Hall
Office Hours: 
Monday evenings 7:30-8:50 at Harrison College House in the mezzanine, and Wednesdays 2-3:30 in 336 Fisher-Bennett Hall. Also by appt.

Michael Gamer received his doctorate from the University of Michigan in 1993. He writes primarily on Romantic writing, particularly its relation to popular fiction and drama. Romanticism and the Gothic: Genre, Reception, and Canon Formation was published in 2000 by Cambridge University Press, followed by a Penguin Classics edition of Horace Walpole's Castle of Otranto in 2002. The Broadview Anthology of Romantic Drama, edited with Jeffrey Cox, appeared in 2003. He has published a number of additional essays in Novel, PMLA, ELH, Studies in Romanticism, and other journals on collections, the novel, pornography, authorship, and dramas of spectacle. In recent years he has received the Ira Abrams and Lindback awards for distinguished teaching.