Stuart Hirschberg

Stuart Hirschberg


stuarth [at]



Office Location

360 Dr. Martin L. King Blvd.
Hill Hall 526
Newark, New Jersey 07102

Office Hours

Thursday, 9:00-10:00 am, Friday, 10:00-11:00 am & By Appointment

Courses Taught


Literary Masterpieces

Contemporary American Literature

Foundations of Literary Study  

Research Initiatives



Popular Culture

Cross-Cultural and Multicultural Studies


International Short Fiction

Reading Visual Texts

The Influence of Aeschylus’s Oresteia through Ted Hughes’ translation


Columbia University AB (English, 1965)
Wagner College MA (English, 1966)
NYU Ph.D. (English, 1972)


At the Top of the Tower: Yeats’s Poetry Explored Through a Vision, 1979

Myth in the Poetry of Ted Hughes, 1981

Patterns Across the Disciplines, 1988

Strategies of Argument, Second Ed., 1996

Essential Strategies of Argument, 1996

One World, Many Cultures, Sixth Ed., 2007

The Many Worlds of Literature, 1994, and Pearson Custom Publishing, 2000

First Person Singular, 1997

The New Millennium Reader, Fourth Ed., 2006

Reflections on Language, 1999

Every Day, Everywhere: Global Perspectives on Popular Culture, 2002

Past to Present: Ideas that Changed Our World, 2003

Discovering the Many Worlds of Literature, 2004

Chapters in Books:

“An Encounter with the Supernatural in W. B. Yeats’s ‘The Spirit Medium,’” Yeats and the Occult, Ed. George Mills Harper, 1975

“From Gaudette: A Retrospective,” Three Contemporary Poets, Thom Gunn, Ted Hughes, and R. S. Thomas: A Casebook, Ed. A. E. Dyson, 1990