Barbara Claire Freeman

Visiting Associate Professor

Rhetoric

PhD, UC Santa Cruz


Office

  • 7409 Dwinelle Hall

Research Interests

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Barbara Claire Freeman is a literary critic and professor of literature who has recently turned her full attention to writing poetry. She is the author of The Feminine Sublime: Gender and Excess in Women’s Fiction (University of California Press), among many other works of literary theory and criticism. Formerly an Associate Professor of English at Harvard, she teaches creative writing and poetics in the Rhetoric Department at UC,Berkeley. Incivilities, her first collection of poems, was published by Counterpath Press in 2009; a chapbook, St. Ursula's Silence, was published by Instance Press in 2010. Selections from these … read more

Incivilities, her first collection of poems, was published by Counterpath Press in November, 2009; a chapbook, St. Ursula's Silence, was published by Instance Press in 2010. Selections from these collections won the Boston Review/Discovery Prize and the Language Exchange Prize. Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in A Public Space, Agriculture Reader, Boston Review, Colorado Review, Crazyhorse, Forklift, Ohio, Jacket, Seattle Review, and Volt, among others.

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