Philip Gould Nicholas Brown Professor of Oratory and Belles Lettres, Chair of English

Gould is author of Covenant and Republic: Historical Romance and the Politics of Puritanism (Cambridge University Press, 1996), Barbaric Traffic: Commerce and Antislavery in the 18th Century Atlantic World (Harvard University Press, 2003), and, most recently, Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Brown Affiliations

scholarly work

Writing the Rebellion: Loyalists and the Literature of Politics in British America (Oxford University Press, 2013)

Barbaric Traffic: Commerce and Antislavery in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World (Harvard University Press, 2003)

Covenant and Republic: Historical Romance and the Politics of Puritanism (Cambridge University Press, 1996); paperback, 2005.

research overview

Philip Gould researches and writes about early American literature and culture, transatlantic theory and history, and antebellum American literature and politics. He has written books on such subjects American historical fiction, antislavery writing in the eighteenth century, and the Loyalist view of the American Revolution

research statement

My research focuses on the relations between literature and culture in both the 18th and 19th centuries, with a focus on British America, the early American republic, and the transatlantic field of Anglo-America.

funded research

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