Jacob Romanow

Visiting Assistant Professor
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Phone 610-526-7744
Location English House 212


Areas of Focus

Nineteenth-Century British Literature, Victorian Studies, Empire, Genre Theory/Novel Theory, Romanticism, Melodrama


Jacob Romanow specializes in nineteenth-century British and imperial literature. His research explores questions of narrative form, privacy, epistemology, genre, and literary history. He has published or is forthcoming in ELH, Victorian Literature and Culture, Essays in Romanticism, Global Nineteenth-Century Studies, The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Victorian Women’s Writing, Politics/Letters, and elsewhere.