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Prentiss Clark

Prentiss Clark
Visiting Faculty
English, College of Arts & Sciences
UD Dakota Hall 206
Phone: 605-677-5981
Bio:
Prentiss Clark is Visiting Assistant Professor at USD. She is currently at work on a manuscript titled "Measures of Intimacy: From Skepticism to Ethics in the Writing of Ralph Waldo Emerson."
Teaching Interests:
American literature and culture (colonial through the early-twentieth century); the prose, poetry, and scholarly history of the mid-nineteenth century.
Research Interests:
American literature (especially nineteenth century); the ways in which literature and philosophy navigate questions vital to living examined human lives; genre study as a methodology for theorizing literary relationships.
Education:
  • Ph D, English, State University of New York at Buffalo, 2014
  • BA, English, Haverford College, 2005