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Nanette Tamer , Ph.D.

Professor
English | School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Nanette Tamer
Contact
443-334-2385
Office Hours
Varies by semester.  Inquire via email.
Office Location
Dawson Center 242  (Greenspring Campus) Campus Map

Education

  • B.A. Syracuse University (English Linguistics and Latin)
     
  • M.A.T. Binghamton University (English Education)
     
  • M.A. Binghamton University (Comparative Literature)
     
  • Ph.D. University of Delaware (Dissertation: "Horatian Verse in Early America")

Professional Experience

Stevenson University, 1989 to Present

Research

My research focuses on the adaptations of classical literary works by modern authors.

Publications

“’These Are the Joys’: Poetic Effects and the Idea of Poetry in Dryden’s Translations from Horace.” Classical and Modern Poetry 15 (1995): 215-222.

“’Scraps of Horace’:  The Nationalistic Poetry of Early America.” Classical Association of the Atlantic States Conference, Wilmington DE, April 1996.

“Grace Implanted: The Narrative Function of Metaphor in Paradise Lost X-XII.” Conference on Christianity and Literature.  Annual Southeastern Regional Meeting.  Elon College NC, April 3-5, 1997.

“Human Nature Delineated: Richard Lewis’s Reply to William Wollaston.”  Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference, Orlando FL, April 2000.

“Richard Lewis's Poetics of Anti-Mercantilism.” Finding Colonial Americas:  Essays Honoring J. A. Leo Lemay. University of Delaware Press, 2001.

“Auspex,” “Haec Fabula Docet,” and “Lucretius Versus the Lake Poets.” Robert Frost Encyclopedia.  Greenwood Press, 2000.

 "Sibi Imperiosus: Cooper's Horatian Ideal of Self-Governance in The Deerslayer."  Fourteenth International James Fenimore Cooper Seminar: Coming of Age - Gendered Perspectives. Cooperstown NY, July 2003.

"Thomas Craddock."  Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poetry (2005)

"Human Nature Delineated: Richard Lewis's A Rhapsody.  Early American Literature. 43.1 (April 2008).

"Poe's Story, Your Poe Story."  Workshop presented at Northeastern Regional Collegiate Honors Council Convention.  April 13, 2012.

“Colonial Virginian Verse.” A History of Virginia Literature. Cambridge University Press (2015)

Teaching

In addition to teaching English linguistics, my teaching focuses on comparative and interdisciplinary courses, such as "The Pursuit of Happiness,"  "The Family:  Literary and Social Sciences Perspectives," and "Going Green: Literary Perspectives on the Environment."

Highlights

As an experienced faculty member, I serve on the Middle States Commission on Higher Education as a visiting evaluator for colleges and universities in the reaccreditation process.

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