Victor Strandberg has published The
Poetic Vision of Robert Penn Warren
(Kentucky, 1977), Religious Psychology in
American Literature: The Relevance of William
James (Studia Humanitatis, 1981), and
A Faulkner Overview: Six Perspectives
(Kennikat Press, 1981), together with
numerous essays on American literature. His
most recent book is Greek Mind/Jewish
Soul: The Conflicted Art of Cynthia Ozick
(University of Wisconsin Press, 1994). Every
sabbatical year he has spent a semester
abroad teaching American Literature, as a
Fullbright professor at the Universities of
Uppsala, Louvain, and Mannheim, and in
spring 2001 in the Czech Republic. He has
also taught at Kobe College in Japan and in
His publications are available online via the Duke Libraries.
English and American Literature,
M.A. (after one term, full-expense fellowship),
A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa, High Honors in English),
"Review of Mark Twain and The Spiritual Crisis of His Age."
Christianity and Literature
Ed. Paul J. Contino and Maire Mullins.
"The Fiction of Reynolds Price."
Blackwell Encyclopedia of 20th Century AmericanFiction.
"Robert Penn Warren."
Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary.
Ed. Flora, Joseph L., and Vogel, Amber.
Louisiana State University Press,
""T. S. Eliot Passes In Review: T. S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews,."."
The Sewanee Review
Ed. Jewel Spears Brooker.
American Critical Archives: The Contemporary Reviews,
Summer 2005, Volume CXIII
Cambridge University Press,
A 600-page, double-column collection of the
reviews of T. S. Eliot's work that were
published during his lifetime, together with
an excellent Introduction by the editor,
Jewel Spears Brooker.
"Review of Jay Parini, One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner."
Readers may be divided into four classes: 1. Sponges, who absorb all that they read and return it in nearly the same state, only a little dirtied. 2. Sand-glasses, who retain nothing and are content to get through a book for the sake of getting through the time. 3. Strain-bags, who retain merely the dregs of what they read. 4. Mogul diamonds, equally rare and valuable, who profit by what they read, and enable others to profit by it also. -Samuel Taylor Coleridge