HMC Expert: Jeffrey Groves

Humanities, Literature, Poetry, Printing, Shakespeare

Jeffrey Groves, PhD, professor of literature, vice president and R. Michael Shanahan Dean of the Faculty, specializes in nineteenth-century American literature and the history of the book.  His research in particular examines nineteenth-century American printing and publishing history. Groves co-edited and contributed to two volumes in this area: Perspectives on American Book History and A History of the Book in America, Volume 3: The Industrial Book, 1840-1880.  He has taught courses in Middle English literature, Dickens, Hardy, and the Victorian Age, nineteenth-century American poetry, print and American culture, Shakespeare and the book in Western culture among others. Groves has held fellowships at the Huntington Library, the American Antiquarian Society and the Houghton Library at Harvard University. He has published articles in the New England Quarterly, Legacy and elsewhere. Groves is currently dean of the faculty.

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