Nathan Gorelick

Nathan Gorelick

Associate Professor - English Literature

Office: CB-401J

Phone: 801-863-6072

Mailstop: 153

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Nathan Gorelick teaches British and French Literature from the Restoration through Romanticism, contemporary literary and critical theory, and psychoanalysis. He has published widely in journals including Theory & Event; Continental Thought & Theory; Discourse; CR: The New Centennial Review; Umbr(a): A Journal of the Unconscious; and the International Journal of Counseling Psychology. His work also appears in various essay collections, most recently Subject Lessons: Hegel, Lacan, and the Future of Materialism (Northwestern UP, 2020); Castration, Impotence, and Emasculation in the Long Eighteenth Century (Routledge, 2020); and Islamic Psychoanalysis and Psychoanalytic Islam: Cultural and Clinical Dialogues (Routledge 2019).

He is currently completing a book manuscript titled The Unwritten Enlightenment: Literature between Ideology and the Unconscious, which develops the relation between clinical psychoanalysis and literary criticism in order to reveal how eighteenth-century literature, particularly the early novel, avowedly or implicitly resists the most powerful and enduring political and philosophical formations of its time.

He holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and has completed the six-year cycle of the Training Seminar in Lacanian Psychoanalysis with Gifric in Quebec City, Canada.

He can be contacted at: nathan.gorelick@uvu.edu