Taylor Corse

Ross-Blakley Hall 165
PO Box 871401
TEMPE
Associate Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
1401

Biography

Taylor Corse is an associate professor and director of the literature Area in the Department of English at Arizona State University. He is also an affiliate faculty member with the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Corse has published widely on John Dryden, Alexander Pope, Aphra Behn, Anne Conway, and other writers of the Restoration and 18th century.

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Florida 1984
  • M.A. University of Michigan 1976
  • B.A. Florida State University 1974

Publications

  • Taylor Corse, "Husbandry in Humphry Clinker, Tobias Smollett's Georgic Novel,"  Studies in English Literature (2017).
  • Taylor Corse and Juliann Vitullo, Co-translators, Quo Vadis, Baby? by Grazia Verasani (Italica Press, 2017).
  • Taylor Corse and Enrico Minardi, Co-translators, The Selected Poetry of Ferruccio Benzoni (Epos International, 2015).
  • Taylor Corse, "Slavery in Roderick Random, Festschrift in Honor of Melvyn New (Delaware 2011).
  • Taylor Corse, "Dryden's 'Vegetarian' Philosopher: Pythagoras," Eighteenth-Century Life (2010).
  • Taylor Corse and Allison P. Coudert, The Alphabet of Nature by Francis Mercury van Helmont. (Brill, 2007).
  • Taylor Corse, "Seventeenth-Century Naples and Aphra Behn's The Rover," Restoration (2005).
  • Taylor Corse and Allison Coudert, Anne Conway: The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy (Cambridge, 1996).
  • Taylor Corse, Dryden's Aeneid: The English Virgil (Delaware, 1991).

Courses

Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
ENG 560 Genre Studies
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 303 Classic Backgrnds: English Lit
ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 303 Classic Backgrnds: English Lit
ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 560 Genre Studies
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 394 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen
Summer 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 560 Genre Studies
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 321 Shakespeare
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 303 Classic Backgrnds: English Lit
ENG 328 The Novel to Jane Austen
Summer 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 221 Survey of English Literature
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
ENG 200 Critical Reading & Writing/Lit
ENG 427 Studies 18th-Cent Lit/Culture
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
ENG 303 Classic Backgrnds: English Lit
ENG 326 English Drama 1660-1800

Presentations

  • Taylor Corse. The Politics of Fear in Dryden's "Sigismonda and Guiscardo". American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studiues (Mar 2010).
  • Taylor Corse. "Politics in Early Modern England". Western Conference on British Studies (Oct 2009).
  • Taylor Corse. Norman Yoke, Gothic Terror, and Natural Law in Dryden's "Sigismonda and Guiscardo". American Association of Italian Scholars, Giardini Naxos, Italy, May 2008 (May 2008).
  • Corse, Douglas. Erotic Thehes in Dryden's Pastorals". American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Apr 2007).
  • Corse, Douglas. Erotic Desire in Dryden's "Pastorals". American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Apr 2007).
  • Corse, Douglas. Variable Topics in the Long Eighteenth Century. Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (Feb 2006).
  • Corse, Douglas. Poetry, Politics, and Patronage in Dryden's "Ninth Pastoral". American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Las Vegas (Apr 2005).
  • Corse, Douglas. Classical Mythology and Baroque Art. Symposium for Teachers and Docents at the Ringling Musem of Art, Sarasota, FL (Apr 2004).
  • Corse, Douglas. Aphra Behn's "The Rover" and Seventeenth-Century Naples. Western Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, University of San Francisco (Feb 2004).
  • Corse, Douglas. Dryden's "Annus Mirabilis" and The Great Fire of London. Western Society for Eighteenth Century Studies, Huntington Library (Mar 2003).

Service

  • MA Literature Admissions Committee, Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • MA Literature Program, Director (2010 - 2011)
  • English Department Personnel Committee, member (2011 - 2011)
  • ACMRS Latin Reading Group, Co-Chair (2010 - 2011)
  • CLAS Standards Committee, member (2010 - 2011)
  • CLAS Standards Committee, member (2009 - 2011)
  • Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1666-1700, Manuscript reviewer (2010 - 2010)
  • Freshman Orientation Sessions, participant (2010 - 2010)
  • MA Literature Program, Director (2006 - 2010)
  • ACMRS Latin Reading Group, Co-Chair (with Paul Arenas) (2006 - 2010)
  • Nineteenth-Century British Search Committee, member (2009 - 2010)
  • Nineteenth-Century British Search Committee, member (2009 - 2010)
  • English Department Hiring Committee, Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • MA Literature Admissions Committee, Chair (2008 - 2009)
  • MA Literature Program, Director (2006 - 2009)
  • ACMRS Latin Reading Group, Co-Chair (with Paul Arenas) (2006 - 2009)
  • English Department Graduate Committee, member (2005 - 2009)
  • Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats, Book Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Eighteenth-Century Life, Manuscript Reviewer (2008 - 2008)
  • Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats, Book Reviewer (2006 - 2007)
  • ACMRS Greek Reading Group, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • Renaissance Search Committee, Committee member (2006 - 2007)
  • MA Literature Admissions Committee, Chair (2006 - 2007)
  • British Literature Committee, Chair (2005 - 2006)
  • MA Literature Admissions Committee, Committee member (2005 - 2006)
  • CLAS Standards Committee, Committee member (2004 - 2006)
  • CLAS Standards Committee, Evaluate student petitions (2004 - 2005)
  • PhD Admissions (Literature), Evaluate applications for admission to the PhD program and for awarding TAships (2004 - 2005)
  • Ad hoc committee for planning mini-sabatticals for tenured faculty, Researched the subject and helped to draft proposal (2004 - 2004)
  • British Literature Subcommittee, Chair (2003)
  • Comparative Literature Committee, Chair (2003)
  • Curriculum Committee, member (2003)
  • MA Admissions Committee, member (2003)
  • Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats, Book Reviewing (2003)