University of Minnesota
Department of English

Department of English

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Brian B Goldberg

English 210L Lind Hall 207 Church St SE

Department Affiliations


  • British romantic literature
  • restoration and eighteenth-century literature
  • nineteenth-century British literature
  • poetry and poetic form

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, Indiana University, Indiana, 1995.


  • Lake Poets and Professional Identity. Goldberg, Brian, Cambridge University Press, Author, 2007. Link
  • “Blake and Byron in Heaven.“ Romantic Labor and Leisure.: Goldberg, Brian, Romanticism on the Net, 27 , 2003.
  • “Black Gates and Fiery Galleries: Eastern Architecture in The Fall of Hyperion: Goldberg, Brian, Studies in Romanticism , 39.2 , 2000.
  • 'A Sea Reflecting Love': Tennyson, Shelley, and the Aesthetics of the Image in the Marketplace.: Goldberg, Brian, Modern Language Quarterly, 59(1) , March 1998.
  • ““˜Ministry More Palpable’: William Wordsworth and the Making of Romantic Professionalism.“: Goldberg, Brian, Studies in Romanticism, 36.3 , Fall 1997.
  • “Romantic Professionalism in 1800: Robert Southey, Herbert Croft, and the Letters and Legacy of Thomas Chatterton.“ : Goldberg, Brian, English Literary History, 63.3 , Fall 1996.


  • Ruth R. Christie Distinguished Teaching Award, 2006

Courses Taught

  • The Afterlife in British Romantic Literature
  • Readings in Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture
  • British Literature in the Age of the French Revolution
  • Nature and the Metropolis in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Poetry
  • Wordsworth and the Modern
  • Romanticism, the Regency, and Historicist Criticism
  • EngL 1001W - Introduction to Literature: Poetry, Drama, Narrative
  • Historical Survey of British Literatures II
  • The Restoration and the Eighteenth Century
  • British Romanticism and the French Revolution
  • Freshman Seminar: Poetry and Poetic Form
  • Senior Seminar: John Keats
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