Ryan Hintzman

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5th Year Graduate Student Comparative Literature


Ryan Hintzman entered the PhD program in 2018. He studies premodern Chinese and Japanese literature, focusing primarily on the 7th through 10th centuries. His interests extend to American and European poetry of the 19th and 20th centuries, the question of the lyric, and the life and afterlife of Romanticism.

Research Interests

Comparative poetry and poetics; lyric; East Asian literature; Romantic poetry; philology; material culture; literary theory; literary translation

Working Languages

Japanese (Old, Classical, Modern), Chinese (classical, modern Mandarin), German

Education History

B.A. Literature, Yale College, 2017