Burwick, Fred L,

Research Professor

Kaplan 149
Tel: 310.825.4173 / Fax: 310.267.4339/ E-mail


B.A., University of La Verne, 1959
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965


British and German Romanticism; 19th-Century Drama; Perception Theory; Literature and Cognitive Science.

Selected Works

Mimesis and its Romantic Reflections (2001); Thomas De Quincey: Knowledge and Power (2001); Ed. The Works of Thomas De Quincey, vols. 3, 4, 15 (2000-2002); Poetic Madness and the Romantic Imagination (1996); Ed., (with Walter Pape) The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery (1996); Illusion and the Drama. Critical Theory of the Enlightenment and Romantic Era (1991); The Haunted Eye: Perception and the Grotesque in English and German Romanticism (1987); The Damnation of Newton: Goethe’s Color Theory and Romantic Perception (1986).


Please visit Professor Burwick’s extended website 

Interest Areas
• Critical Theory
• British Literature & Culture, 19th C. – Present