Rob Doggett

Rob Doggett

Rob Doggett is Professor and Chair of English at SUNY Geneseo. His articles and book chapters on Yeats include: “Shakespeare and Transnational Heritage in Dowden and Yeats” (Celtic Shakespeare: The Bard and the Borderers. Willy Maley and Rory Laoughnane, eds. London: Ashgate, 2013), “‘Emblems or Symbols, Not Pictures’: W. B. Yeats and Free State Coinage Design” (Irish Things. Paige Reynolds, ed. Spec. issue of Eire/Ireland 46.1-2 Spring / Summer 2011: 24-42), “Aristocratic Patronage and the Commercial Logic of Yeats’s Responsibilities” (Journal of Modern Literature 34.1 Fall 2010: 1-18), “The Critical Debate: 1970-2006” (Yeats in Context. David Holdeman and Ben Levitas, eds. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 396-405), “‘Mixing Everything at the Beginning’: Telling Stories About Empire in Yeats's On Baile's Strand” (Modern Drama 45.4 Winter 2002: 545-566), and “Writing Out (of) Chaos: Constructions of History in W. B. Yeats’s ‘Meditations in Time of Civil War’ and ‘Nineteen Hundred and Nineteen.’” Twentieth Century Literature 47.2 Summer 2001: 137-168), which was awarded TCL’s Andrew J. Kappel Prize for Literary Criticism. He is the author of “Deep-Rooted Things”: Empire and Nation in the Poetry and Drama of William Butler Yeats (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006) and the editor of When You are Old: Early Poems, Plays, and Fairy Tales by W. B. Yeats (New York: Penguin Classics, 2015).