Elisa New

Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature


Interests: American poetry; American Literature-1900; Religion and Literature; Jewish Literature.

Please visit Professor New’s site at http://scholar.harvard.edu/elisanew

Dissertation Committees

“The Importance of Biography in Antebellum American Literature” (Jacob Spencer)

Selected Publications

  • New_LinesEye

    The Line’s Eye: Poetic Experience, American Sight (Harvard University Press, 1999), by Elisa New

  • TheRegenerteLyricNewSized

    The Regenerate Lyric: Theology and Innovation in American Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 1993), by Elisa New