Andrew Taylor

Senior Lecturer

Current PhD students supervised

Stephanie Hicks - Emerson and Coleridge

Research summary

Dr Taylor specialises in nineteenth-century North American literature and intellectual history, and has an interest in the intersection of historiography and contemporary American fiction.

Research activities

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Project activity

He is the author of Henry James and the Father Question (2002), Thinking America: New England Intellectuals and the Varieties of American Experience (2010), and co-author of Thomas Pynchon (2013).

He has written several articles on American writing and culture, and is the co-editor of: The Afterlife of John Brown (2005), Transatlantic Literary Studies: A Reader (2007), Stanley Cavell: Literature, Philosophy, Criticism (2012), and Stanley Cavell, Literature and Film: The Idea of America (2013).

He is currently working on an edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's novel The Wrecker (for Edinburgh University Press). He is also co-editing a book for Cambridge University Press on the literary 1880s

Dr Taylor is also co-editor of the Edinburgh Critical Studies in Atlantic Literatures and Cultures, published by Edinburgh University Press:

Current project grants

He is the PI on a five-year (2016-21) Leverhulme Trust funded project, "The Cantos Project", which is generating a new, digital edition of Ezra Pound's Cantos - http://thecantosproject.ed.ac.uk/index.php

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