Jim Warren S. Blount Mason, Jr. Professor of English

Jim Warren

Washington Hall 110
Professor Warren will return for winter term 2017.


B.A., Auburn University 1976
Ph.D., Yale University 1982


Nineteenth-century literature and culture; literature of the environment; Walt Whitman.


English 362-American Romanticism
English 367-19th-Century American Novel
English 370-Literary Theory
WRIT 100-First Year Writing Seminar: Country and City


Seminar and Capstone Courses

American Environmental Writing
Technology and Culture in 19th-Century America

Selected Publications

John Burroughs and the Place of Nature. University of Georgia Press, 2006.

The Culture of Eloquence. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1999.

Walt Whitman's Language Experiment. Pennsylvania State University Press, 1990.


Work in Progress

Mary Austin's Road to the Spring

Recent Articles and Talks

"Hunting House Mountain" (1999)

"Deep South to Deep North" (2007)

"John Burroughs and the Scientific Imagination" (forthcoming in ATQ)

"John Burroughs's Writing Retreats" (delivered at Roxbury, NY, June 2007)