Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Neufeld-Levin Chair in Holocaust Studies
Co-Director of the Center for Jewish Studies
Phone: (831) 459-2566 Office
Message: (831) 459-1924
Fax: (831) 459-1925
Office: Humanities I 335
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Dickens, Victorian literature and culture, the Bible, translation, modern Jewish writing, the Holocaust.
Understanding Philip Roth with co-author Barbara Gottfried, Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press. 1990.
Expectations and Endings: Observations on Holocaust Literature (Working Papers in Holocaust Studies). Monograph edited by Professors Jeffrey Gurock and Lucjan Dobroszycki. New York: YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. 1989.
City Scriptures: Modern Jewish Writing, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1982.
Carlyle: Books & Margins, Santa Cruz, CA: McHenry Library Strouse Carlyle Collection, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1980.
Carlyle and His Era. Santa Cruz, CA: McHenry Library Strouse Carlyle Collection, University of California, Santa Cruz. 1975
Belarmino and Apolonio by Ramon Perez de Ayala. Translated from the Spanish with Gabriel Berns. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1971. (1983 – paperback reprint, University of California press; 1991 – British Paperback Edition, London, Quartet Books.)
Jewish Culture and the Hispanic World: Essays in Memory of Joseph H. Silverman, ed. Samuel G. Armistead and Mishael M. Caspi in collaboration with Murray Baumgarten and Juan de la Cuesta. Newark, DE: The Royal Academy of Spain. 2001
Homes and Homelessness in the Victorian Imagination, edited by Murray Baumgarten and H. M. Daleski, New York: AMS. 1999.
Editor-in-chief, California Strouse Carlyle Edition, published by the University of California Press, beginning with On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History, by Thomas Carlyle, introduction and notes by Michael Goldberg, text established by Michael Goldberg, Joel Brattin, and Mark Engel. An Approved Edition of the Committee on Scholarly Editions of the Modern Language Association of America. Sartor Resartus by Thomas Carlyle, introduction and notes by Rodger Tarr, text established by Mark Engel, (2000). Historical Essays by Thomas Carlyle, ed. Chris R. Vanden Bossche (2002) 8 volumes projected in all.