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Esther Schor received her Ph.D. from Yale in 1985. Before coming to Princeton in 1986, she taught at Tufts University and Barnard College, Columbia University. She specializes in British Romanticism, teaching courses in Romantic Poetry and Poetics, Romantic historicism, Romantic drama, travel literature, critical writing, Introduction to Judaism, Bible as literature, and Bible, Criticism and Theory. Her latest book is a volume of poems, The Hills of Holland, published by Archer Books (www.archer-books.com). She is the author of Bearing the Dead: The British Culture of Mourning from the Enlightenment to Victoria (Princeton, 1994) and the editor of the forthcoming Cambridge Companion to Mary Shelley. She co-edited The Other Mary Shelley: Beyond "Frankenstein" (Oxford, 1993) and Women's Voices: Visions and Perspectives (McGraw-Hill, 1990). Currently she is at work on a book about British writers and the Risorgimento and a biography of Emma Lazarus, for Schocken.

Her most recent project is a website dedicated to the writings of her mother, Sandra Schor.