Thomas Pfau

Thomas Pfau is the Alice Mary Baldwin Professor of English at Duke University, with secondary appointments in the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures and the Duke Divinity School. His first book, Wordsworth’s Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Early Romantic Cultural Production was published by Stanford University Press in 1997. Romantic Moods: Paranoia, Trauma, Melancholy, 1790-1840 appeared from Johns Hopkins UP in 2005. He has edited numerous essay collections, special journal issues, as well as translated two volumes with essays and letters by F. Hölderlin and F. W. J. Schelling. A recipient of fellowships from the National Humanities Center and the ACLS in 2011, Thomas Pfau has just published his latest monograph, Minding the Modern: Human Agency, Intellectual Traditions, and Responsible Knowledge (University of Notre Dame Press, 2013).


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