Caroline Gelmi, PhD

Assistant Professor

English & Communication

Curriculum Vitae



Liberal Arts 305B


2014Tufts UniversityPhD
2007Tufts UniversityMA
2006Boston CollegeBA


  • American Literature, 1865-1945
  • American Poetry and Poetics
  • American Modernism
  • Literary and Critical Theory
  • Speculative Fiction


Research interests

  • Late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American poetry and poetics
  • Historical poetics
  • Lyric theory and modernity
  • Race and American poetry and poetics

Select publications

Caroline Gelmi (2014).
"The Pleasures of Merely Circulating: Sappho and Early American Newspaper Poetry"
Nineteenth-Century Literature, 69, 151-174.

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