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Betsy Bolton

Professor and English Department Chair

English Literature

Contact

  1. Email:ebolton1@swarthmore.edu
  2. Phone: (610) 328-8153
  3. Lang Performing Arts Center 205
  4. Office Hours: Tue 10-11:30, Thu 11-noon
Elizabeth Bolton

Elizabeth Bolton specializes in eighteenth and nineteenth century literature, especially that of the Romantic period; her courses feature poetry, fiction, drama, and many kinds of non-fictional prose, from diary entries to essays. She also teaches course in the English Department's creative writing offerings. She is the author of Women, Nationalism, and the romantic Stage: Theatre and Politics in Britain, 1780-1800. Her current book project is The Epic Ambitions of Romantic Lyric.