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Robert Daly

Professor Robert Daly

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor
Office: 511 Clemens Hall
Phone number: (716) 645-0701
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American literature, criticism and theory, green theory.

Current Courses

Fall 2016

Eng 241 American Writers 1

T Th      12:30 - 1:50

Reg. No. 22359

Eng 347 Visions of America

T Th              3:30 - 4:50

Reg. No. 22942        

Selected Publications

  • God’s Altar: The World and the Flesh in Puritan Poetry. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1978.
  • “The World, the Flesh, and God in Puritan Poetry.” The Cambridge History of American Poetry. Ed. Alfred Bendixen and Stephen Burt. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2014.
  • Introduction, note on text, and bibliography for Cooper, James Fenimore. The Pioneers. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2011.
  • "Reading Sedgwick Now:  Empathy and Ethics in Early America." Literature in the Early American Republic II (2010).
  • "From World to Word and Back Again: Coopers Now and Next." Reading Cooper, Teaching Cooper. New York: AMS Press, 2006.
  • "Mischief, Insanity, Memetics, and Agency in The Linwoods." Maria Sedgwick: Critical Perspectives. Ed. Lucinda Damon-Bach and Victoria Clements. Boston: Northeastern UP, 2003.
  • Entry on The Scarlet Letter. Dictionary of American History. Ed. Stanley Kutler. 10 vols. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2003.