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Field, Jonathan Beecher

Field, Jonathan Beecher

Associate Professor, American literature

Office: 808 Strode

Ph.D. English, University of Chicago; M.A. English, University of Chicago; B.A. English, Washington University

Research Interests
Jonathan Beecher Field received his doctorate in English literature from the University of Chicago in 2004. He is currently revising his dissertation for publication under the title "Errands into the Metropolis: Colonial Authors in Revolutionary London." This project uses a transatlantic framework to examine the literary performances of New England religious dissidents and their more orthodox opponents in London during the Interregnum. He is also working on an article on strategies of literary allusion in early American novels. His teaching interests include early American literature, historical fiction, and the American novel.

Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

Errands into the Metropolis: New England Dissidents in Revolutionary London. Hanover, New Hampshire: Dartmouth College, 2009. Print.