Jonathan Sachs, 2014–2015 - National Humanities Center

Jonathan Sachs (NHC Fellow, 2014–15)

Project Title

Decline and the Depths of Time in British Romanticism

Concordia University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2014–15

Jonathan Sachs finished writing his book Decline and the Depths of Time: Historicity and the Forms of Ruin in British Romanticism and cowrote Interacting with Print, 1700–1900. He also wrote “The Historical Context,” a chapter on Jane Austen’s Emma, for The Cambridge Companion to “Emma”; “What Is Decline?,” a chapter for an edited volume on decline; and an article on “Slow Time, Fast Time, Deep Time.”