Erik GrayProfessor of English and Comparative Literature408k Philosophy Hall
Office Hours:F 2:15pm-4:15pm(212) 854 1668
Areas of Interest :Romantic and Victorian poetry; poetry and poetics; English literature and the classics
B.A., Cambridge (1994); Ph.D., Princeton (2000). Erik Gray specializes in poetry, particularly of nineteenth-century Britain. He is the author of The Poetry of Indifference: From the Romantics to the Rubáiyát (Massachusetts, 2005) and Milton and the Victorians (Cornell, 2009), as well as the editor of Tennyson's In Memoriam (Norton, 2004) and Spenser's The Faerie Queene, Book 2 (Hackett, 2006). He has also published articles on a range of poets including Virgil, Sidney, Donne, Milton, Pope, Gray, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, Keats, Tennyson, the Brownings, and Christina Rossetti, and recently guest-edited a special issue of Victorian Poetry on Edward FitzGerald. He is currently working on a book about love poetry.