JAMES EGAN

Professor Egan has published Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature (2011) and Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing (1999). His other publications include an essay exploring figures of the East in John Smith's travel narratives, as well as one examining the figure of Alexander the Great in Anne Bradstreet's poetry. In addition to these writings, Professor Egan has published on Ebenezer Cooke, 18th-century Transatlantic mercantile poetry, and Benjamin Franklin.

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Biography

Professor Egan came to Brown in 1991 after receiving his PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara. In 1999, he published, Authorizing Experience: Refigurations of the Body Politic in Seventeenth-Century New England Writing. In 2011, he published Oriental Shadows: The Presence of the East in Early American Literature.

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JAMES EGAN, Ph.D. UC Santa Barbara 1991M.A. San Francisco State University 1985B.A. UC Santa Cruz 1983
Professor of English
English
Phone: +1 401 863 3737
E-mail: James_Egan@Brown.EDU

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