Michael Kramp

Professor of English
(610) 758-3331
220 Drown Hall
Ph.D. Washington State University, 2000

Michael Kramp specializes in nineteenth-century British Literature, Critical Theory, and Masculinity Studies. He is the author of Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man (The Ohio State University Press, 2007) and editor of Jane Austen and Masculinity (Bucknell University Press, 2017) and Jane Austen and Critical Theory (Routledge, 2021). He is co-editing the first scholarly edition of William Delisle Hay’s Doom of the Great City (1880) for the West Virginia University Press Salvaging the Anthropocene series and a new edition of Richard Jefferies’s After London (1885) for Clemson University Press. He has also published on such figures as Deleuze, Foucault, Pater, Dickens, and Lawrence.  He has edited and introduced special issues of Rhizomes focused on Deleuze and Photography and Austen and Deleuze, and published a series of articles on nineteenth-century visual culture and New Women literature, including pieces on the work of Hawarden, Lady Clementina, Henry Fox Talbot, Ella Hepworth Dixon’s The Story of a Modern Woman, and Amy Levy’s The Romance of a Shop. He also writes regularly for public venues on topics related to men, masculinity, and contemporary patriarchy. His next monograph, Patriarchy’s Creative Resilience is forthcoming with Routledge in 2023.

Research Interests: 
19th-Century British Literature