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Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Thomas Kaminski

Title/s: Professor

Specialty Area: Classical influences on English poetry, Restoration and 18th-century English literature, Samuel Johnson

Office #: Crown Center 451

Phone: 82788

E-mail: tkamins@luc.edu


B.A., U. of Illinois (1972); A.M. (1973), Ph.D. (1977), Harvard University

Research Interests

Classical influences on English poetry; Restoration and 18th-Century English Literature; Samuel Johnson

Selected Publications

Recent Publications:
Samuel Johnson’s Debates in Parliament, vols. 11-13 of The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson, ed. Thomas Kaminski and Benjamin Hoover, text edited by O M Brack, Jr., Yale University Press, 2012.

“Three Contexts for Reading Johnson’s Parliamentary Debates,” in Samuel Johnson: New Contexts for a New Century, forthcoming from the Huntington Library Press in 2013.

“The Nature of Johnson’s Toryism,” in The Politics of Samuel Johnson, ed. Howard Erskine-Hill and Jonathan Clark (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012): 9-56.

Work in Progress:
A study of classical influences on English poetry from Edmund Waller through Samuel Johnson


Department of English
Crown Center for the Humanities
1032 W. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60660

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