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Samantha Harvey


Dr. Harvey’s teaching and research interests include nineteenth-century British poetry and prose, transatlantic Romanticism, and the environmental humanities. In 2012 she started an annual public lecture series called “Interdisciplinary Explorations: The Idea of Nature” which brings three internationally known lecturers to Boise State every spring.


  • Ph.D. in English Literature, Cambridge University
  • B.A., Harvard College


Nineteenth-century British poetry and prose, transatlantic Romanticism, and literature and the environment

Recent Publications

  • Transatlantic Transcendentalism: Coleridge, Emerson, and Nature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
  • Coleridge’s Responses: Coleridge on Nature and Vision. London: Continuum, 2008.


  • English 424 Wordsworth and Coleridge
  • English 424 The Idea of Nature
  • English 385 Studies in Poetry
  • English 360 Romantic Literature
  • English 365 Victorian Literature
  • English 268 British Literature Survey: Romanticism to Modernism

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