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Paul Mann

Professor of English

Education: B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz; M.A., University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz

Expertise: Poetry; William Blake; The Holocaust; Literary Criticism; Creative Writing; Philosophy; Poststructuralism

With Pomona Since: 1987

Office: Crookshank Hall 106

Campus Phone: (909) 607-2232

Email: Paul Mann

Research Interests

Poetry; William Blake; The Holocaust; Literary criticism; Creative writing; Philosophy; Poststructuralism

Recent Courses

  • ENGL147 PO Contemporary Critical Theory
  • ENGL167 PO Contemporary Poetry
  • ENGL064B PO Creative Writing: Poetry
  • ID 001 PO Critical Inquiry Seminar
  • ENGL116 PO Excess: Lit/Phil/Psychoanalysis
  • ENGL148 PO Literary Theory,Ancient & Modern
  • ENGL190 PO Senior Exercise/Seminar Option
  • ENGL170I PO Tragedy and Philosophy
  • ENGL107 PO William Blake

Selected Publications

  • Masocriticism (State University of New York Press, 1999)
  • “The Nine Grounds of Intellectual Warfare,” Postmodern Culture, 6, January 1996
  • Rimbaud in Africa (Green Horse Press, 1981)
  • “Stupid Undergrounds,” Postmodern Culture, 5, May 1995
  • “Nietzsche, the Tragic-Real, and the Exquisite Corpse of Theory,” Research in Phenomenology, 25, 1995
  • “The Afterlife of the Avant-Garde,” Ellipsis, 2, Spring 1994
  • The Theory-Death of the Avant-Garde (Indiana University Press, 1991)

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Pomona College, Faculty Research Grants, 1989-91, 1997, 1998
  • California Institute of Technology, Mellon Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1982-84
  • Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, United Kingdom, 1979-80