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  • W.B. Yeats
  • Irish Literature
  • 20th Century British Literature

Rob Doggett


of English

Welles 217B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Rob Doggett has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2005.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland
  • B.A., Gettysburg College

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Deep-Rooted Things: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats. University of Notre Dame Press, 2006.
My Classes

Engl 170:
The Practice of Criticism

    Engl 317:
    Contemporary British Lit

      A study of British literature since 1945. Focal points include post-World War II aesthetic and philosophical developments, the decline of the British Empire, and broader societal changes informed by race, class, gender, and sexuality. Authors may include Amis, Barnes, Beckett, Duffy, Heaney, Jureishi, McEwan, Osborne, Pinter, Rushdie, X. Smith, Spark, Swift, Winterson. Offered fall, even years

    Humn 220:
    H/Western Humanities I

      A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.