Robert Lehman

Robert S. Lehman is assistant professor of English literature at Boston College, as well as cochair of the Mahindra Humanities Center’s Seminar in Dialectical Thinking at Harvard University. He is the author of Impossible Modernism: T. S. Eliot, Walter Benjamin, and the Critique of Historical Reason (2016), and he is currently completing a book on the transformation of traditional aesthetic categories—categories such as “beauty,” “genius,” and “pleasure”—in the context of literary and visual modernism.

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