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Rita Goldberg

Lecturer on Comparative Literature

Research Fields: 18th, 19th, 20th-century English and French, German through early 20th century, Women’s studies, the novel, poetry; cultural and political as well as aesthetic questions

Education: Ph.D. Princeton University,  Comparative Literature (1979);  B.A. Cornell University, German Literature

Languages: English, French, German, Spanish

Current projects and publications: Motherland: Growing Up with the Holocaust (The New Press, 2015; Halban, 2014)

Sex and Enlightenment: Women in Richardson and Diderot (Cambridge University Press), Articles on 18th-Century literature and culture