Jared Curtis

Home Address: 116 Fairview Avenue N, Apartment 347, Seattle, Washington 98109

Home Phone: (206) 254–1603                                             FAX: (206) 254–1484

University Address:     c/o    Department of English, Simon Fraser University

                                                             8888 University Drive, Burnaby, Canada V5A 1S6

Faculty position: Professor of English, Emeritus

Academic and Professional Experience

2003–  , University of Washington, Visiting Scholar

1995–  , Simon Fraser University, English, Professor Emeritus

1979–95, Simon Fraser University, English, Professor

1972–79, Simon Fraser University, English, Associate Professor

1970–71, University of Arizona, English, Visiting Associate Professor

1970–71, Indiana University, English, Associate Professor

1966–70, Indiana University, English, Assistant Professor

1961–64, Susquehanna University, English, Instructor

Degrees and Graduate Studies

1964–66, Cornell University, English, Ph.D., 1966 (“Wordsworth’s Poetry: Spring, 1802. Essay and Critical Edition.”)

1959–61, University of Michigan, English, M.A., 1961

1953–57, Yale University, English, B.A., 1957

Awards

Atlantic Philanthropies Grant, awarded to The Cornell Yeats project, 2000–2004

Andrew Mellon Fund Fellow, Huntington Library, 1990–1991

Simon Fraser University Research Professorship, 1986–1987

NEH Scholarly Editions Grant, 1985–1994 (three renewals and two supplements)

SFU, Vice President, Academic, Grant–in–Aid of Research, 1985

SSHRCC Sabbatical Leave Fellowship, 1983–84

SFU Publication Grant, 1982

NEH Publication Grant, 1982

President’s Research Grant, Simon Fraser University, 1971–72, 1974, 1978, 1984

Canada Council Small Grant, 1975, 1977, 1979

ACLS Grant–in–aid of Research, summer, 1970

American Philosophical Society Grant–in–aid of Research, 1970–71, 1974

NEH Grant–in–aid of Research, summer, 1968

Research Grant, Indiana University, summer, 1967

Relevant Publications

Books:

Wordsworth’s Experiments with Tradition: The Lyric Poetry of 1802, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1971.

“Poems, in Two Volumes,” and Other Poems, 1800–1807, by William Wordsworth, ed. Jared Curtis. The Cornell Wordsworth Series, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1983.

The Fenwick Notes of William Wordsworth, ed. Jared Curtis. Bristol: Bristol Classical Press, an imprint of Gerald Duckworth & Co., 1993. Revised edition, Humanities–Ebooks, Penrith, UK, 2007.

Early Poems and Fragments, 1785–1797, by William Wordsworth, Cornell Wordsworth Series. Ed. Dr. Carol Landon and Jared Curtis. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1997.

Last Poems, 1821–1850, by William Wordsworth, Cornell Wordsworth Series. Ed. Jared Curtis, with Associate Editors Apryl Lea Denny–Ferris and Jillian Heydt–Stevenson. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999.

The Land of Heart’s Desire: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Jared Curtis. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001

The Tower (1928): Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Richard J. Finneran, with assistance from Jared Curtis and Ann Saddlemyer. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

Sophocles’ Oedipus at Colonus: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Jared Curtis. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2008.

The Cornell Wordsworth: A Supplement. Penrith, UK: Humanities–Ebooks, 2008.

The Resurrection: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Jared Curtis and Selina Guinness. Cornell University Press, 2011.

On Baile’s Strand: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Jared Curtis and Declan Kiely. Forthcoming, Cornell University Press, 2013.

 

Selected Articles:

“William Wordsworth and English Poetry of the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries,” The Cornell Library Journal, 1 (1966): 28–39.

“‘Thou Best Philosopher’: Some New Variants for Wordsworth’s ‘Immortality Ode,’“ Yale University Library Gazette, 44 (1970): 139–147.

“A Note on the Lost Manuscripts of William Wordsworth’s ‘Louisa’ and ‘I travell’d among unknown Men,’“ Yale University Library Gazette, 53 (1979): 196–201.

“The Wellesley Copy of Wordsworth’s Poetical Works, 1832,” Harvard Library Bulletin, 28 (1980): 5–15.

“Charles A. Elton and Wordsworth’s ‘New Poem’: A Study in Taste,” The Wordsworth Circle, 11 (1980): 36–42.

“Wordsworth and ‘The Banished Negroes’,” The Wordsworth Circle, 18 (1987): 144–145.

“Wordsworth, Coleridge and Lines, left upon a Seat in a Yew–tree,” Bulletin of Research in the Humanities, 87 (1986–1987): 482–488.

“The Making of a Reputation: John Carter’s Corrections to the Proofs of Wordsworth’s Poetical Works (1857),” Texte, 7 (1988): 61–80.

“Matthew Arnold’s Wordsworth: The Tinker Tinkered,” in The Mind in Creation: Essays on English Romantic Literature in Honor of Ross G. Woodman, ed. J. Douglas Kneale, Ottawa: McGill–Queen’s University Press, 1992, pp. 44–57, 148–153.

“Poem Hid in a Tin Box: Dorothy Wordsworth and the Inscription for a seat by the pathway side ascending to Windy Brow,” in Wordsworth in Context, ed. Pauline Fletcher and John Murphy, Bucknell Review, 35 (1992): 156–172.

“William Wordsworth, Francis Wrangham, and the Imitation of Juvenal’s Eighth Satire.” in The Wordsworth Circle, 28 (1997): 103–105.

 

Other activities:

Supervised Cornell Wordsworth Editions:

The Shorter Poems, 1807–1820, by William Wordsworth. Ed. Carl H. Ketcham. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1989.

“Lyrical Ballads,” and Other Poems, 1797–1800, by William Wordsworth. Ed. James A. Butler and Karen Green, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992.

Sonnet Series and Itinerary Poems, 1820–1842, by William Wordsworth. Ed. Geoffrey. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

The Excursion (1814), by William Wordsworth, ed. Sally Bushell, James A. Butler, Michael C. Jaye, with the assistance of David Garcia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

 

Supervised Cornell Yeats Editions:

New Poems: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. J. C. C. Mays and Stephen Parrish. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000.

Words Upon the Window Pane: Manuscript Materials, by W. B. Yeats, ed. Mary FitzGerald. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001.

“In the Seven Woods” and “The Green Helmet and Other Poems”: Manuscript Materials, by W. B. Yeats, Ed. David Holdeman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2002.

“Responsibilities”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. William O’Donnell. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.

“Parnell’s Funeral” and Other Poems from “A Full Moon in March”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. David R. Clark. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.

“The Dreaming of the Bones” and “Calvary”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. by Wayne Chapman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2003.

 “Deirdre”: Manuscript Material, by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Virginia Rohan. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

“The Only Jealousy of Emer” and “Fighting the Waves”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Steven Winnett. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.

Diarmuid and Grania: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats and George Moore. Ed. J. C. C. Mays. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005

“The King’s Threshold”: Manuscript Materials, by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Declan Kiely. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2005.

Collaborative One–Act Plays, 1901–1903 (“Cathleen ni Houlihan,” “The Pot of Broth,” “The Country of the Young,” “Heads or Harps”): Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. James Pethica. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.

“The King of the Great Clock Tower” and “A Full Moon in March”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Richard Allen Cave. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.

“The Golden Helmet” and “The Green Helmet”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. William P. Hogan. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2009.

“At the Hawk’s Well” and “The Cat and the Moon”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats. Ed. Andrew Parkin. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2010.

“Where There Is Nothing” and “The Unicorn from the Stars”: Manuscript Materials by W. B. Yeats and Lady Gregory. Ed. Wim Van Mierlo. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2012.