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Faculty: Michael M. Morton  

Title: Research Professor Emeritus of Germanic Languages & Literature and Research Professor of Literature
Office Location: 116E Old Chemistry
Office Phone: (919) 660-3169
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  • Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1981
  • M.A., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977
  • B.A., Stanford University, 1971
  • A.B., Stanford University, 1971

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

Articles in a Collection

  • Morton, MM. "Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803)." Encyclopedia of Europe: 1789-1914 2005.
  • Morton, MM. "Narrative and Consciousness in E. T. A. Hoffmann’s Der goldene Topf." Die Goethezeit: Werke-Wirkung-Wechselbeziehungen; Eine Festschrift für Wilfried Malsch Ed. High, JL. Göttingen: Verlag von Schwerin, 2001, 231-58.
  • Morton, MM. "Contemporary Theory and the German Tradition: Some Stages in the Emergence of Critical Realism." Politics in German Literature: Essays in Memory of Frank G. Ryder Ed. Bjorklund, B; Cory, ME. Columbia: Camden House, 1998, 195-215.
Book Reviews
  • Morton, MM, Lessing’s and Herder’s Wie die Alten den Tod gebildet: A Critical Analysis of the Arguments. Lessing Yearbook 35 (2003): 137-68.
  • Morton, MM, Critical Realism and the ’Critique of the Concept’. Herder Yearbook 4 (1998): 177-89.

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