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Geoffrey H. Hartman

Geoffrey H. HartmanAKA Geoffrey Hartmann

Born: 11-Aug-1929
Birthplace: Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
Died: 14-Mar-2016
Location of death: Hamden, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Unmediated Vision

[1] Ashkenazi.

Wife: Renée Gross (until his death, one son, one daughter)
Son: David
Daughter: Liz

    University: BA, Queens College New York (1949)
    University: University of Dijon
    University: PhD, Yale University (1953)
    Professor: English and Comparative Literature, Yale University (1955-62 and 1967-)

    Naturalized US Citizen 1946

Author of books:
The Unmediated Vision (1954)
André Malraux (1960)
Wordsworth's Poetry, 1787–1814 (1964)
Beyond Formalism: Literary Essays, 1958-1970 (1970)
The Fate of Reading and Other Essays (1975)
Criticism in the Wilderness: The Study of Literature Today (1980)
Saving the Text: Literature/Derrida/Philosophy (1981)
Easy Pieces (1985)
The Unremarkable Wordsworth (1987)
Minor Prophecies: The Literary Essay in the Culture Wars (1991)
The Longest Shadow: In the Aftermath of the Holocaust (1996)
The Fateful Question of Culture (1997)
A Critic's Journey: Literary Reflections, 1958-1998 (1999)
Scars of the Spirit: The Struggle Against Inauthenticity (2004)

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