Humanities and Arts
Literature and Language Studies
Sterling Professor of English, Yale University. Fields of interest: Romanticism; modern poetry; political writing. Publications include Hazlitt: the Mind of a Critic, A Choice of Inheritance, Politics by Other Means, Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth’s Poetry of the 1790s, Skeptical Music: Essays on Modern Poetry, Moral Imagination, and The Intellectual Life of Edmund Burke: From the Sublime and Beautiful to American Independence. In articles on contemporary politics, Bromwich opposed the Iraq war, argued against US intervention in Libya and Syria, and has been a critic of the secret national security apparatus developed during the presidencies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama..