Betsy Bolton (on leave 2017-2018)
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.