Director, Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
Professor, English and Comparative Literature
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Douglass is the author of Lady Caroline Lamb: A Biography (Palgrave 2004), and Bergson, Eliot, and American Literature (Kentucky, 1986). He is also co-editor, with Frederick Burwick, of a facsimile edition of Lord Byron and Isaac Nathan's A Selection of Hebrew Melodies, Ancient and Modern (University of Alabama Press, 1988).
In 2007 he received the Elma Dangerfield Award of the International Byron Society for publication of new and original work related to the life, works and times of the 6th Lord George Gordon Noel Byron the Poet.
His selection of Lady Caroline Lamb's letters, The Whole Disgraceful Truth, was published by Palgrave in April 2006. Together with Leigh Wetherall, he edited Lamb's Collected Works (Pickering and Chatto 2009).
With Frederick Burwick (UCLA), he has also inaugurated a Romantic-Era Songs Web-Site dedicated to enabling scholars and music-lovers greater access to recordings of the Theater and Popular Songs, Catches, Airs, and Art Songs of the Romantic Period, including modern settings of Romantic-era lyrics.