Duke University Linguistics Program

    Victor H Strandberg
  • Victor H Strandberg

  • Professor
  • English
  • 315B Allen
  • Campus Box 90015
  • Phone: 919-684-3976
  • Fax: (919) 684-4871
  • Office Hours: Spring 2015
    On Leave (may be reached via email vhs@duke.edu)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 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. (after one term, full-expense fellowship),
      • Brown University,
      • 1959
      • A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa, High Honors in English),
      • Clark University,
      • 1957
  • Recent Publications

      • "Review of Mark Twain and The Spiritual Crisis of His Age."
      • Christianity and Literature
      • .
      • Ed. Paul J. Contino and Maire Mullins.
      • 57
      • .2
      • (Winter, 2008)
      • :
      • 318-322.
      • "The Fiction of Reynolds Price."
      • Blackwell Encyclopedia of 20th Century AmericanFiction.
      • 2008.
      • "Robert Penn Warren."
      • Southern Writers: A New Biographical Dictionary.
      • Ed. Flora, Joseph L., and Vogel, Amber.
      • Louisiana State University Press,
      • 2006.
      • V. Strandberg.
      • ""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
      • .3
      • Cambridge University Press,
      • (2005)
      • :
      • lxxvi-lxxix.
      Publication Description

      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.

      • V. Strandberg.
      • "Review of Jay Parini, One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner."
      • HarperCollins,
      • November 14, 2004.
      • 496.
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  • Teaching

    • ENGLISH 271.01
      • CLASSICS OF AM LIT: 1915-1960
      • Social Sciences 136
      • TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
    • ENGLISH 372S.01
      • MODERN AMERICAN POETRY
      • Social Sciences 124
      • TuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM