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Linn Cary Mehta

Part-time Faculty
lmehta@barnard.edu
(212) 992-3743
1 Wash Pl, Room 619

Office Hours
Thursday 2-3:30

B.A. English and French Literature, Yale University, 1977
M.A. English Language and Literature, St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford, 1988
M.Phil. Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 1989
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 2004

In addition to the degrees above, Dr. Mehta has studied at the Freie Universität, the Sorbonne, and Universidad Catolica in Lima, Peru.

Books

2015

Poetry and Politics of Decolonization

Linn Cary Mehta's Poetry and Politics of Decolonization: Yeats, Tagore, Senghor, Césaire, Neruda was published by Lambert Academic Publishing.

Teaching and Research Interests

19th- and 20th-century comparative literature; literature of the Americas; historical approaches to European and postcolonial literatures, especially in Ireland, India, Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean; poetry; modernism and post-modernism; literary theory; cultural development; women and development

Linn Cary Mehta