Jonathan D. Culler

English
Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences

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Contact Information

202 Klarman Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4155

Jonathan D. Culler

English
Class of 1916 Professor of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Literary theory; narratology; lyric poetry; nineteenth-century French literature

Current Research Interest

Narrative theory; theory of the lyric; poetry of Charles Baudelaire

Distinction

Modern Language Association James Russell Lowell Prize for Structuralist Poetics
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
American Philosophical Society
New York Council for the Humanities Former Chair
American Council of Learned Societies Former Secretary
American Comparative Literature Association Former President

Selected Publications

Culler, Jonathan. Theory of the Lyric. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2015.

Culler, Jonathan. Literary Theory: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997, second edition, 2011.

Cornell Research Website Article

The Magic of Poetry