Nathan Gorelick

Faculty Member

Nathan Gorelick

Biography

Nathan Gorelick is an associate professor in the Department of English and Literature, where he 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.

Teaching

ENGL 3890

Contemporary Critical Approaches to Literature WE, Fall 2021

ENGL 3890

Contemporary Critical Approaches to Literature WE, Fall 2021

ENGL 2010

Intermediate Writing/Academic Writing and Research CC, Fall 2021

ENGL 3890

Contemporary Critical Approaches to Literature, Spring 2021

ENGL 481R

Internship, Spring 2021

ENGL 486R

Topics in Literature, Spring 2021