Profile: Stuart Hirschberg

Associate Professor

Department of English
  • Courses Taught


    Literary Masterpieces

    Contemporary American Literature

    Foundations of Literary Study  

  • Education

    Columbia University AB (English, 1965)
    Wagner College MA (English, 1966)
    NYU Ph.D. (English, 1972)

  • Publications

    At the Top of the Tower: Yeats’s Poetry Explored Through a Vision, 1979

    Myth in the Poetry of Ted Hughes, 1981

    Patterns Across the Disciplines, 1988

    Strategies of Argument, Second Ed., 1996

    Essential Strategies of Argument, 1996

    One World, Many Cultures, Sixth Ed., 2007

    The Many Worlds of Literature, 1994, and Pearson Custom Publishing, 2000

    First Person Singular, 1997

    The New Millennium Reader, Fourth Ed., 2006

    Reflections on Language, 1999

    Every Day, Everywhere: Global Perspectives on Popular Culture, 2002

    Past to Present: Ideas that Changed Our World, 2003

    Discovering the Many Worlds of Literature, 2004

    Chapters in Books:

    “An Encounter with the Supernatural in W. B. Yeats’s ‘The Spirit Medium,’” Yeats and the Occult, Ed. George Mills Harper, 1975

    “From Gaudette: A Retrospective,” Three Contemporary Poets, Thom Gunn, Ted Hughes, and R. S. Thomas: A Casebook, Ed. A. E. Dyson, 1990

  • Research Initiatives



    Popular Culture

    Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Studies


    International Short Fiction

    Reading Visual Texts

    The Influence of Aeschylus’s Oresteia through Ted Hughes’ translation

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