Duke University Linguistics Program

    Victor H. Strandberg
  • Victor H. Strandberg

  • Professor
  • English
  • 315 Allen Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
  • Campus Box 90015
  • Phone: (919) 684-3976
  • Fax: (919) 684-4871
  • Office Hours:   By appointment, and Fridays, 1:00-2:30.  Contact by email any time or by home phone evenings, 919-732-4998.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Overview

    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 Marrakech, Morocco.
  • Specialties

    • American Literature
    • Modern to Contemporary
    • Novels
  • Research Summary

    American Literature
  • Research Description

    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 Marrakech, Morocco. His publications are available online via the Duke Libraries.
  • Education

      • Ph.D.,
      • English and American Literature,
      • Brown University,
      • 1962
      • M.A.,
      • Brown University,
      • 1959
      • A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa, High Honors in English),
      • Clark University,
      • 1957
      • B.A.,
      • Clark University,
      • 1957
  • Recent Publications

      • VH Strandberg.
      • "God and the Critics of Melville."
      • Texas Studies in Literature and Language.
      • Autumn 1964.
      • 322-33.
      • [web]
      • VH Strandberg.
      • "The Robert Penn Warren entry."
      • A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Southern Literature.
      • LSU Press,
      • 2014.
      • 316-320.
      • VH Strandberg.
      • "Robert Penn Warren."
      • Encyclopedia of World Literature in the Twentieth Century.
      • Ed. WB Fleishmann.
      • III
      • revised and enlarged Second Edition, Leonard S. Klein, General Editor (New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Company, 1984),
      • 2014.
      • VH Strandberg.
      • "Taproots of a Poem: The Long Foreground of ’Old Nigger on One-Mule Cart’."
      • Robert Penn Warren: A Collection of Critical Essays.
      • Ed. R Gray.
      • Twentieth Century Views (Maynard Mack, Series Editor),
      • Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall,
      • 2014.
      • 143-54.
      • [web]
      • VH Strandberg.
      • "Brother to Dragons and the Craft of Revision."
      • Robert Penn Warren’s Brother to Dragons: A Discussion.
      • Ed. J James A Grimshaw.
      • LSU Press,
      • 2014.
      • 200-10.
      • [web]
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  • Teaching

    • ENGLISH 290-7.02
      • SP TOP IN LANG & LIT
      • Soc/Psych 126
      • WF 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
    • ENGLISH 290S.01
      • SP TOP IN LANG. & LIT
      • Allen 318
      • WF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM