Nathan Wolff

Tufts University

Nathan Wolff is Assistant Professor of English at Tufts University, where he teaches nineteenth-century American literature. His work has appeared in the journals English Literary History, J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists, and Nineteenth-Century Literature. He is currently completing a book project titled Fits of Reason: Political Emotion in the Gilded Age.


Hubris is an unlikely candidate for an Environmental Humanities (EH) keyword. Central to classical tragedy, self-defeating confidence is much older than contemporary ecocriticism. As my paper would argue, however, "hubris" has... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Nathan Wolff (Tufts University)

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C19 Environmental Humanities


S2 » Seminar 2: C19 Environmental Humanities (10:15 - Thursday, 22nd March, Boardroom East)

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