Jim Warren S. Blount Mason, Jr. Professor of English
Washington Hall 111
Returning Winter Term 2018
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
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)