John Baker
Associate Professor
PHD, Brown University
AB, Washington University in St. Louis
STB, Pontifical Gregorian University

Member of North American Society for the Study of Romanticism. Manuscript and book reviewer for European. Romantic Review. Publications: scholarly articles on Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, Holderlin, Novalis, Leopardi and Nerval, and on aesthetics and the philosophy of literary criticism (Heidegger, Gadamer, de Man, Benjamin, Bloch). "Nostalgia of the Everyday: Worldly Things as Poetic Criteria, in Weil and Jaccottet," published in the Christianity and Literature Journal. "Vacant Holidays: The Theological Remainder in Leopardi, Baudelaire, and Benjamin" was accepted for publication in the Comparative Issue of MLN (Modern Language Notes). In December of 2005, he delivered a paper on "Revisiting Nietzsche's Critique of Christianity" at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association. The subject of the panel was "Secularization and German Literature."

Class Schedule, Spring 2017

T,F01:00PM - 02:20PMSelf & Nature: Rom. Landscape

Contact Info

Office: Terra Hall 811
Tel: 215-717-6262
Fax: 215-717-6620