Jerry Rosenberg

Jerry RosenbergProfessor of English
Assistant Chair for Administration


Ph.D., English, University of Texas at Austin, 1971

M.A., English, University of Connecticut

A.B., English, University of Michigan

Teaching Interests

  • American literature

Research Interests

  • Margaret Atwood literature

Selected Publications

  • Margaret Atwood. Boston: Twayne Publishers. 1984.; re-published in Twayne’s World Authors on CD-ROM, G.K. Hall/Macmillan Library Reference, 1997.
  • “Who Is This Woman,” in Approaches to Teaching Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale and Other Works, ed. Sharon R. Wilson, Thomas B. Friedman, and Shannon Hengen. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1996, pp. 28-32.
  • “In a Future World, New Puritans Rule and Women Suffer,” Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 February 1986, Book/Leisure Section, pp. 1, 8-9 (review of The Handmaid’s Tale, by Margaret Atwood).
  • “Anthropology as Art in Oliver La Farge’s ‘The Happy Indian Laughter’,” Journal of American Culture, 4 (Winter 1981), 27-33.
  • “For of Such is the Kingdom: Margaret Atwood’s Two-Headed Poems”, Essays on Canadian Writing, No. 16 (Fall/Winter 1979-80), 130-139.
  • “Woman as Everyman in Atwood’s Surfacing, Some Observations on the End of the Novel,” Studies in Canadian Literature, 3 (Winter 1978), 127-132.
  • “Cultural Symbolism in Robbery Under Arms,” World Literature Written in English, 17 (November 1978), 488-504.
  • “On Reading the Atwood Papers in the Thomas Fisher Library,” Malahat Review, No. 41 (January 1977), 191-194.
  • “The New Jerusalem and the Land of Thieves,” Exploration, 1 (1976), 1-14.
  • “Narrative Perspective and Cultural History in Robbery Under Arms,” Australian Literary Studies, 6 (May 1973), 11-23.