John Clubbe

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  • Emeritus Professor
  • English

John Clubbe, PhD Columbia University, 1965. Attended Sorbonne, 1966. Taught at University of Kentucky, 1976-99. Formerly taught at Columbia, CUNY, University of Munster (Germany), Duke. Research and teaching interests in English Romanticism (especially Byron) and the Victorians. Also taught a popular course on the works of Wendell Berry. Honors include Guggenheim (1975-76), NEH (1983-84), Visiting scholar, Harvard (1989-90.) Author of Victorian Forerunner: The Later Career of Thomas Hood (1968), Byron et la Suisse (1982), English Romanticism: The Grounds of Belief (co-author with Ernest J Lovell, 1983), Victorian Perspectives: Six Essays (co-author with Jerome Meckier,1989), Cincinnati Observed: Architecture and History (1992). Editor of Selected Poems of Thomas Hood (1970), Two Reminiscences of Thomas Carlyle (1974), Nineteenth Century Literary Perspectives (1974), Carlyle and His Contemporaries (1977), Froude’s Life of Carlyle (1979.) Former assistant editor for Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle (Duke University Press.) His latest publication is Beethoven: The Relentless Revolutionary (W. W. Norton, 2019.)