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Mark Lussier

Chair and Professor

Mark Lussier is a Professor of English at Arizona State University. He is the author of Romantic Dynamics: The Poetics of Physicality (1999). He was co-editor of Perspective as a Problem in the Art, History and Literature of Early Modern England (1994) and Engaged Romanticism: Romanticism as Praxis (2008), as well as several special issues of journals (European Romantic Review, New Orleans Review, Romantic Circles Praxis, and The Wordsworth Circle). His essays on William Blake have appeared in numerous collections and journals, including 1650-1850, Arts Quarterly, Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly,Literature and Religion, New Orleans Review, Nineteenth-Century Contexts, Palgrave Advances: William Blake Studies, Romanticism on the Net, Southern Humanities Review, Studies in Romanticism, and Visible Language. Other essays on Romanticism have appeared in Italian Culture, Interrogating Orientalism, Literature Compass, Romanticism on the Net, and The Wordsworth Circle. He is currently completing his most recent monograph entitled Romantic Dharma: The Emergence of Buddhism into Nineteenth-Century Europe for Palgrave and has recently agreed to serve as co-author of The Encyclopedia of Romantic Writers and Writing.