Joseph Adamson, McMaster University

English Professor Hamilton, Ontario adamsonj@mcmaster.ca Office: (905) 525-9140 ext. 23733
(905) 525-9140 ext. 24491

Bio/Research

Joseph Adamson is Professor of English and Comparative Literature. His research and teaching interests are wide-ranging. He is the author of Modern Poetry and Deconstruction (1988), Northrop Frye: A Visionary Life (1993), Melville, Shame and the Evil Eye (1997), and (with Hilary Clark) co-editor ...

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Bio/Research

Joseph Adamson is Professor of English and Comparative Literature. His research and teaching interests are wide-ranging. He is the author of Modern Poetry and Deconstruction (1988), Northrop Frye: A Visionary Life (1993), Melville, Shame and the Evil Eye (1997), and (with Hilary Clark) co-editor of Scenes of Shame (1999), a collection of essays on the intersection of literature, shame, and the emotions. He has published numerous articles and essays on literary theory and on nineteenth and twentieth-century fiction and poetry. Dr. Adamson is also co-editor (with Jean Wilson) of "The Secular Scripture" and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1976-1991, vol. 18 of the Collected Works of Northrop Frye. He is currently working on a book-length study of emotion and literature.



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