Jeffrey Einboden

Jeffrey Einboden

Professor
19th-century American Literature, Comparative Literature

Office: RH 329
Email: einboden@niu.edu

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. University of Cambridge; 2005
  • M.Phil., University of Cambridge; 2001
  • M.A. York University, Toronto; 2000
  • B.A. York University, Toronto; 1999

Professional Interests

  • American Romanticism
  • Middle Eastern Translation
  • Transatlantic Literatures
  • Sufi Poetry
  • Scriptural Languages

Selected Publications

  • Islam and Romanticism: Muslim Currents from Goethe to Emerson. London: Oneworld, 2014.
  • Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature in Middle Eastern Languages. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
  • “‘Call me Ismā‘īl’: The Arabic Moby-Dick of Ihsān ‘Abbās” Leviathan: A Journal of Melville Studies 12:1 (2010): 3-19.
  • "Stoicism or Sufism?: Hammer-Purgstall's Persian Meditations." Middle Eastern Literatures 13:1 (2010): 49-68.
  • The Tangled Braid: Ninety-Nine Poems by Hafiz of Shiraz, co-authored with John Slater (Louisville: Fons Vitae, 2009).
  • “A Qur’ānic Milton: From Paradise to al-FirdawsMilton Quarterly 43:3 (2009): 183-194.
  • “The Genesis of Weltliteratur: Goethe’s West-östlicher Divan and Kerygmatic Pluralism.” Literature & Theology 19:3 (2005): 238-250. Rpt. in 100 seminal papers from Oxford Journals. 2006 <http://www.oxfordjournals.org/news/centenary>.

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Department of English
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