Department of Literature
Amanda Berry’s articles and essays include “desire vomit emptiness: Cymbeline’s Marriage Time,” Shakesqueer (ed. Madhavi Menon 2010); “The Altar of the Dead,” The Critical Companion to Henry James , (eds. Haralson and Johnson 2009); “Some of My Best Friends are Romanticists: Shelley and the Queer Project in Romanticism,” Romanticism on the Net (2004-5), and “Edmund Burke: Public Eye” in Romantic Generations (2001). In 2012, Professor Berry’s current research on Batman, masculinity, and the culture of comics and graphic novels was the subject of several articles, interviews with national NPR affiliates, a live online discussion, and a live broadcast interview on WAMU’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Professor Berry teaches courses in British Literature and in Cultural Studies including courses on the graphic novel. She also teaches the general education courses Re-Thinking Literature, Great Books: Western World, and Power, Discourse, Pop Culture.
MA & PhD, Duke University