Martin Harries

Martin Harries

Faculty
Martin Harries

Martin Harries is Professor of English at New York University, where he teaches courses on theater, modernism, spectatorship, and theory. He is the author of two books, Forgetting Lot’s Wife: On Destructive Spectatorship (Fordham University Press, 2007) and Scare Quotes from Shakespeare: Marx, Keynes, and the Language of Reenchantment (Stanford University Press, 2000). His essays and reviews have appeared in the volumes Popular Ghosts and Approaching the Millenium: Essays on Angels in America, and in New German Critique, The Yale Journal of Criticism, Modern Drama, Theatre Journal, TDR, The Hunter On-Line Theater Review, The Village Voice, and elsewhere. He is at work on a book entitled Theater after Film: Mass Culture and the Forms of Drama, 1950-1970, for which he recieved a Burkhardt fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies for 2008-09, when he was a fellow in residence at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.