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James Najarian

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James Najarian

Associate Professor

B.A., Yale University
Ph.D., Yale University

Stokes Hall S455
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Phone: 617-552-1927
Fax: 617-552-4220
Email: najariaj@bc.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Personal website

Academic Profile

Director of the Ph.D. program. Professor Najarian specializes in Romantic and Victorian Poetry and nonfiction prose. His interests include gender and sexuality in literature, poetic influence, religion in literature, and book production. He is currently working on a study of the idea of the 'minor poet' in the nineteenth century.

Publications (selected)

  • "In March" (poem),The Mennonite 13.3 (March 2010) p. 7.
  • "Canonicity, Marginality, and the Celebration of the Minor, " Victorian Poetry 41. 3(Winter 2003).
  • "Romanticisms, Histories, and Romantic Cultures," College Literature 30.3
    (Summer 2003) 139-50.
  • Victorian Keats: Manliness, Sexuality, and Desire (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).
  • "'Greater Love': Wilfred Owen, Keats, and a Tradition of Desire," Twentieth-Century Literature 47:1 (Spring 2000): 20-38.
  • "Buddhism, East and West," Religion and the Arts 4:4 (Fall 2000): 547-55.
  • "Canonicity, Marginality, and the Celebration of the Minor, " Victorian Poetry 41. 3(Winter 2003).
  • "Romanticisms, Histories, and Romantic Cultures," College Literature 30.3
    (Summer 2003) 139-50.