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Katherine Kernberger Professor Emerita

Katherine Kernberger

Professor Emerita


Ph.D., English, UCLA; M.A., English, UCLA; B.A., Scripps College

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Academic Interests:
Literature and its connections with history, archaeology, and various legends.

Katherine Kernberger has special interests in poetry of the Romantic period, particularly that of Byron. She regularly gives papers at international meetings of the Byron Society and serves on the board of the American Byron Society. She has completed a two-volume edition (available as an e-book) of the Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff. Her teaching interests include the study of autobiography, British literature from Beowulf to Byron, as well as linguistics and the history of the English language.


Translation from the French, The Journal of Marie Bashkirtseff: I Am the Most Interesting Book of All (Volume I) and Lust for Glory: Gloriae Cupiditate (Volume II). Fonthill Press, 2013.  Various articles on poetry of Lord Byron