Adam Potkay

Chair of English Department, Professor of English and William R. Kenan Professor of Humanities

Office : Tucker Hall 137
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Phone : 757-221-3914
Email : [[aspotk]]
Webpage : {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/aspotk}}

Areas of Specialization

Eighteenth-Century & Romantic Literature

Books

Wordsworth's Ethics

Potkay, Adam. Wordsworth's Ethics. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012.

p2007

Potkay, Adam. The Story of Joy: From the Bible to Late Romanticism. Cambridge UP, 2007.

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Potkay, Adam, ed. Henry Fielding: The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews. (A Longman Cultural Edition, Susan J. Wolfson, ed.) Longman, 2007.

p2000

Potkay, Adam. The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume. 

Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2000.

p1995

Potkay, Adam, and Sandra Burr, eds. Black Atlantic Writers of the 18th Century: Living the New Exodus in England and the Americas. New York: St. Martin's, 1995.

p1994

Potkay, Adam. The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1994. 

Background

B.A., Cornell University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; Ph.D., Rutgers University

 

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