Rutgers English

Faculty Profile
Martin    Gliserman

Martin Gliserman
Associate Professor of English

Murray Hall | Room 209
College Avenue Campus

Phone: (848) 932-8094

Office Hours: T 9:15-9:45am | F 10:30-11:30am | W/TH By Appointment

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Professor Gliserman is the author of Psychoanalysis, Language and the Body of the Text (1996). He was the editor in chief of American Imago: Psychoanalysis and Culture (1987-2002), and is now Editor Emeritus.  He is currently the co-chair of APCS, the Association for Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society and serves on the board of its journal (JPCS). He is a psychoanalyst in private practice, and affiliated with the Center for Modern Psychoanalysis in Manhattan. In addition to being a member of the SAS English department, he is on the faculty of the Graduate School of Education. He has also taught courses for the staff at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.  His current project, teXtRays, focuses on the semantic representation of the body in one hundred novels from 1719 to 1997; and, the project maps out the entire semantic web of  Defoe's Robinson Crusoe. The project uses charts and maps to articulate the body and the semantic web in a visual manner.
Education Areas of Specialization
PhD, Indiana University
MA, Indiana University
BA, Colby College

Psychoanalysis, body studies

Books Video
Psychoanalysis, Language, and the Body of the Text
Other Publications
Undergraduate Courses Taught
  • Black Narrative
  • Introduction to the Novel
  • Literature and Psychology
  • Literature and Technology
  • Psychoanalytical Literary Theory
  • The Body
  • Trauma and Literature