Literature: contemporary poetry; art and art history; Jewish literature and culture; eighteenth-century British literature
David Kaufmann attended Princeton and Yale Universities and has been a member of the English Department at George Mason University since 1989. He is the author of The Business of Common Life (Johns Hopkins, UP, 1995) and Telling Stories:The late Works of Philip Guston (U of California P, 2010) as well as a number of articles on the Frankfurt School and on poetry. He has just finished a manuscript, Other People's Words: Subjectivity and Expression in Uncreative Writing. A frequent reviewer, he teaches a number of different courses on a number of different topics.