Renée Bergland

Renee BerglandRenée Bergland teaches and writes about nineteenth-century literature and culture. She is the author of: The National Uncanny: Indian Ghosts and American Subjects; Maria Mitchell and the Sexing of Science: An Astronomer Among the American Romantics; and Natural Magic: Charles Darwin, Emily Dickinson, and the Making of Modern Science (forthcoming from Princeton University Press). Moby-Dick is her favorite book.


The Women Behind Moby-Dick (Winter Term 2023)

Participant Testimonials:

Lectures were excellent and provided material very new to me. I had not previously read Moby Dick and I find myself going back and listening again to many sections after class discussions.

Fully incorporated her own slides. She was able to provide a large amount of material in an organized interesting manner.


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