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About Joseph F. Bartolomeo

Joseph Bartolomeo received his A.B. at Georgetown University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. at Harvard University. He joined the English department in 1986, and served as Chair from 2007 to 2013. HIs principal research interest is eighteenth-century British literature, with particular focus on the novel, gender, and transatlanticism.. In addition to several articles, he is the author of A New Species of Criticism: Eighteenth-Century Discourse on the Novel (1994) and Matched Pairs: Gender and Intertextual Dialogue in Eighteenth-Century Fiction (2002), and the editor of Susanna Rowson's 1798 novel Reuben and Rachel for Broadview Press (2009). He was elected to two terms on the Executive Board of the Northeast American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, and served as eighteenth-century field editor for the Twayne English Authors Series.


Present Professor, Department of English and Associate Dean, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003
Tel: 413-545-2575
Fax: 413-545-3880


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