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About


Gillian Osborne is a writer and educator whose interests include American and Romantic literature, poetry and poetics, and the environmental humanities.

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About


Gillian Osborne is a writer and educator whose interests include American and Romantic literature, poetry and poetics, and the environmental humanities.

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Work


 

 

Selected Work

Work


 

 

Selected Work

Environmental
Humanities


Poetry in America for Teachers: Poetry of Earth, Sea, Sky

Harvard Extension School

with Elisa New

2019

Al Gore Does His Best Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nautilus

with Elisa New

2018

Ziff Environmental
Fellow in English

Harvard University Center
for the Environment

2015-2017


Between a Boat
and a Green Place

Bartram’s Garden & Wetlands

with Anisa George

2016


Stone Age Nostalgia:
The Deep History of Fashionable Foraging

The New Inquiry

2014


Conference
on Ecopoetics

UC Berkeley

with Angela Hume & Margaret Ronda

2013


Field Notes from
the 2013 Conference
on Ecopoetics

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with Angela Hume & Margaret Ronda

2013

 


Scholarship


Dickinson and Historical Ecopoetics

The New Emily Dickinson Studies,

Cambridge University Press

2019 (forthcoming)

Melville and His Flowers

The New Melville Studies,

Cambridge University Press

2019 (forthcoming)

Ecopoetics: Essays in the Field

Contemporary North American Poetry Series,

University of Iowa Press

with Angela Hume

2018

Apple Trees in the Archive: Thoreau, Milton, and the Melancholy of American History

Milton Studies

2017

Herman Melville,
Queen of the Flowers

Leviathan

2016 


Dickinson’s Lyric Materialism

Emily Dickinson Journal

2009

Poetry, Essays,
Letters & Reviews


Poppy/Friend

LARB Quarterly Journal

with Juliana Chow

2019 (forthcoming)

Poem with Birds

The New Republic

2018

Watching Baseball,
Writing Poetry

Boom

with Megan Pugh

2014

 

A More Ordinary Poet:  Seeking Emily Dickinson

Boston Review

2013 


Keats, de Beauvoir,
and Niagara

xpoetics

2012



Review: Thomas
Meyer’s “Kintsugi”

The Believer

2012 


A Joe Brainard Moment

Politico

2012

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