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

Jim Warren

Washington Hall 110
540.458.8761
warrenj@wlu.edu
Professor Warren will return for winter term 2018

Education

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

Research

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

Teaching

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
Ecocriticism
Technology and Culture in 19th-Century America
Whitman

Selected Publications

Placing John Haines. University of Alaska Press, 2017.

Other Country: Barry Lopez and the Community of Artists. University of Arizona Press, 2015.

The Road to the Spring: The Collected Poems of Mary Austin. Syracuse University Press, 2014.

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.

 

 



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)