Mark Edmundson (English)
...Mark Edmundson (English)Professor Edmundson
focuses on Romantic Poetry and Literary Theory at the University of Virginia
.Earning his B.A. from Bennington College and a Ph.D. from Yale University, Edmundson
moved on to publish several books including The Death of Sigmund Freud: Fascism, Psycho-analysis and the Rise of Fundamentalism (2007), Teacher: The One Who Made the Difference (2002), and Nightmare on Main Street: Angels, Sado-Masochism, and the Culture of Gothic (1997).
In addition, Professor Edmundson
is a noted speaker, and some of his
recent presentations include lectures at the Waterford Symposium ("Why Read?"), the Last Lecture Series at U.Va. ("Freud and Fundamentalism"), and "The Uses and Abuses of Literature" at Yale University
.Named a Guggenheim Fellow (2005-2006), he is a contributing editor for both Harper's Magazine and Raritan.Edmundson
was awarded the Virginia Arts Council grant for Fiction Writing (1992), he
received the Keats/Shelley Association
Award (1987), and as an author, he
received praise with a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.