David  Smith

Assistant Professor of English

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution  
PhD British Literature, Romanticism Baylor University  
MA English Truman State University  
BA English Truman State University  

Research, Presentations & Publications

“The Gothic Gospel: America’s Religious Transformation in Charles Brockden Brown’s Wieland.” Gothic Studies. Vol. 18, Issue 2, November 2016.

“‘he who made the Lamb’”: Catechistic Subversion as Aesthetic Transformation in Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience.” Essays in Romanticism, Vol. 27, Issue 1 (Spring 2020): 61-82.

“‘Vampiric Transgression and Fin-de-Siècle Conflicts in Coleridge’s Christabel.” Coleridge Bulletin: The Journal of the Friends of Coleridge. New Series 56, Winter 2020.

“‘living shapes that move from mind to mind’: Tolkien’s Imagistic Art as Romantic Imagination.” The Romantic Spirit in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Julian Eilmann & Will Sherwood. The Cormarë Series. (Forthcoming)

“‘Who Wants to be Dracula?’ Board Games as Participatory Pedagogy in Teaching Stoker’s Dracula.” MLA Approaches to Teaching World Literature: Approaches to Teaching Bram Stoker's Dracula, ed. William Thomas McBride. (Forthcoming)

“Fragments of Time, Technological Ghosts, and Gothic Narrative in Horizon: Zero Dawn.” Victorians and Videogames, ed. Lin Young and Brooke Cameron. (Forthcoming)

“‘Tired of the world and all its industry’: Wordsworth’s Ecopoetic Liturgy in The Ecclesiastical Sonnets.” Studies in Romanticism (Under Review).

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