Duke University Linguistics Program

    • Publications of Victor H Strandberg

      • Books

          • The Conflicted Art of Cynthia Ozick.
          • U of Wisconsin P,
          • 1994.
          • Religious Psychology in American Literature: A Study in the Relevance of William James.
          • Studia Humanitatis,
          • 1981.
          • A Faulkner Overview: Six Perspectives.
          • The Kennikat P,
          • 1981.
          • The Poetic Vision of Robert Penn Warren.
          • The UP of Kentucky,
          • 1977.
          • A Colder Fire: The Poetry of Robert Penn Warren.
          • U of Kentucky P,
          • 1965.
      • Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

          • "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.
          • "The Goyen-McCullers Freak Show."
          • n.d..
          • (In a book on Goyen edited by Irving Malin)
          • "Cormac McCarthy."
          • Ed. Jay Parini.
          • Scribner's American Writers Series,
          • n.d..
          • (Long essay on all his books)
          • "Cynthia Ozick."
          • Contemporary Novelists.
          • Ed. Daniel Kirkpatrick.
          • London: St. James Press,
          • 2003.
          • "The Religious/Erotic Poetry of Reynolds Price."
          • Studies in the Literary Imagination
          • 35 (1)
          • .Spring, 2002
          • (n.d.)
          • :
          • 61-86.
          • (Long essay for a book on Southern writers)
          • "RPW and Herman Melville."
          • book assembled for Melville Society and RPW Circle joint symposium papers.
          • n.d..
          • "Nabokov and the 'Prism of Art'."
          • Torpid Smoke: The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov.
          • Ed. kelman, Steven G. and Malin, Irving (ed.).
          • Amsterdam, Netherlands; Rodopi,
          • 2000.
          • 246.
          • "Dimming the Enlightenment: Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon."
          • Pynchon and Mason & Dixon.
          • Ed. B. Horvath and I. Malin.
          • U of Delaware P,
          • 2000.
          • 100-111.
          • "Robert Penn Warren and the New Paradigm: A Case Study of the Birds."
          • The Legacy of Robert Penn Warren.
          • Ed. D. Madden.
          • Louisiana State UP,
          • 2000.
          • 155-174.
          • "Brother to Dragons: Poem/Play/Film."
          • Mississippi Quarterly
          • (1994)
          • .
          • "The Quintessence of Faulkner: A Rose for Emily."
          • 1993 Paxton Lectureship Runner-Up in The Torch
          • (Fall 1993)
          • :
          • 8-11.
          • "William Faulkner and A Rose for Emily (two entries)."
          • Reference-Guide to Short Fiction.
          • London: St. James Press,
          • 1993.
          • "A Tree, A Rock, A Cloud."
          • Reference Guide to Short Fiction.
          • London: St. James Press,
          • 1993.
          • "The Shawl."
          • Reference Guide to Short Fiction.
          • London: St. James Press,
          • 1993.
          • "The Fall of the House of Usher."
          • Reference Guide to Short Fiction.
          • London: St. James Press,
          • 1993.
          • "Robert Penn Warren on Blackberry Winter."
          • Reference Guide to Short Fiction
          • .
          • London: St. James Press,
          • (1993)
          • .
          • "Robert Penn Warren and the Search for Design."
          • Gettysburg Review
          • (Summer 1992)
          • .
          • "RPW and TSE: In the Steps of the (Post)Modern Master."
          • "To Love So Well the World": A Festschrift in Honor of Robert Penn Warren.
          • Ed. Dennis L. Weeks.
          • New York: Peter Lang,
          • 1992.
          • 29-44.
          • V.H. Strandberg, co-interviewer Balkrishna Buwa.
          • "Interview with William Styron."
          • Sewanee Review
          • XCIX
          • .3
          • (Summer 1991)
          • :
          • 463-77.
          • "Sentimentality and Social Pluralism in American Literature."
          • in a book on Sentimentality.
          • Ed. Winfried Herget of Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz.
          • Tubingen , West Germany: Guther Narr Verlag Press,
          • 1990.
          • "Return of the Repressed: The Sentimentality of T.S. Eliot."
          • Knjizevna Smotra.
          • Zagreb, Yugoslavia,
          • 1990.
          • 17-23.
          • (Reprinted in a volume on Renascent Sentimentality published by Johannes Gutenberg University, ed. Winfried Herget, Mainz, Germany)
          • "The Reynolds Price entry."
          • Collier's Encyclopedia.
          • MacMillan Educational Company,
          • 1990.
          • "Robert Penn Warren: Broadening Views, 1968-1987."
          • Concise Dictionary of American Literary Biography.
          • Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman,
          • 1990.
          • "Warren's Best/Worst Book."
          • special Memorial section on Warren in The South Carolina Review
          • (1990)
          • .
          • "The obituary overview of Warren's life and career."
          • DLB Yearbook: 1989.
          • Bruccoli Clark Layman,
          • 1990.
          • (updated 1997)
          • "Sex, Violence and Philosophy in You Must Remember This."
          • Studies in American Fiction
          • (Spring 1989)
          • :
          • 3-17.
          • "The Frost-Melville Connection."
          • American Literature in Belgium.
          • Brussels,
          • 1987.
          • 171-81.
          • (Reprinted in The Dutch Quarterly Review of Anglo-American [Amsterdam, 1987], 17)
          • "Robert Penn Warren."
          • The Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 48: American Poets: 1880-1945.
          • Ed. Peter Quartermain (Second Series).
          • Detroit: Bruccoli Clark,
          • 1986.
          • 425-44.
          • "Poet of Youth: Robert Penn Warren at Eighty."
          • Time's Glory: Original Essays on Robert Penn Warren.
          • Ed. James A. Grimshaw, Jr..
          • U of Central Arkansas P,
          • 1986.
          • 91-106.
          • (The only entry in "The Poetry" section)
          • "Image and Persona in Warren's 'Early' Poetry."
          • Mississippi Quarterly
          • 37
          • (Spring 1984)
          • :
          • 135-39.
          • "The Art of Cynthia Ozick."
          • Three Contemporary Women Novelists: Hazard, Ozick, and Redmon, a special number of Texas Studies in Literature and Language
          • 25
          • (Summer 1983)
          • :
          • 266-312.
          • (Reprinted in Cynthia Ozick: Modern Critical Views, ed. Harold Bloom [New York: Chelsea House, 1986], 79-120)
          • "Brother to Dragons and the Craft of Revision."
          • Robert Penn Warren's Brother to Dragons: A Discussion.
          • Ed. James A. Grimshaw, Jr..
          • LSU Press,
          • 1983.
          • 200-10.
          • "Passion and Delusion in A Book of Common Prayer."
          • Modern Fiction Studies
          • 27
          • (Summer 1981)
          • :
          • 225-242.
          • (Reprinted in Joan Didion: Essays and Conversations, ed. Ellen Friedman, Ontario Review Press [Princeton, 1985])
          • "Warren's Poetic Vision: A Reading of Now and Then: Poems 1976-1978."
          • The Southern Review
          • 16
          • (Winter 1980)
          • :
          • 18-45.
          • "Faulkner's God: A Jamesian Perspective."
          • Faulkner Studies
          • I
          • (1980)
          • :
          • 122-35.
          • "Taproots of a Poem: The Long Foreground of 'Old Nigger on One-Mule Cart'."
          • Robert Penn Warren: A Collection of Critical Essays.
          • Ed. Richard Gray.
          • Twentieth Century Views (Maynard Mack, Series Editor),
          • Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall,
          • 1980.
          • 143-54.
          • "John Updike and the Changing of the Gods."
          • MOSAIC
          • 12
          • (Fall 1978)
          • :
          • 157-175.
          • (Reprinted in Critical Essays on John Updike, ed. William R. MacNaughton [Boston: G.K. Hall, 1982])
          • "Festering Lilies: On Surveying the Secret Life of William Shakespeare."
          • Four Quarters
          • (Winter 1975)
          • :
          • 3-16.
          • "Between Truth and Fact: Faulkner's Symbols of Identity."
          • Modern Fiction Studies
          • 21
          • (Autumn 1975)
          • :
          • 445-57.
          • "Hart Crane and William James: The Psychology of Mysticism."
          • McNeese Review
          • 22
          • (1975-76)
          • :
          • 14-25.
          • "Whitman and Eliot: Two Studies in the Religious Imagination."
          • Four Quarters
          • 22
          • (Winter 1973)
          • :
          • 3-18.
          • "The Poetry of the Sixties."
          • Special Robert Penn Warren Number of Four Quarters
          • 21
          • (May 1972)
          • :
          • 27-45.
          • "Robert Penn Warren."
          • Encyclopedia of World Literature in the Twentieth Century.
          • Ed. W.B. Fleishmann.
          • III
          • revised and enlarged Second Edition, Leonard S. Klein, General Editor (New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing Company, 1984),
          • 1971.
          • "Eliot's Insomniacs."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • 68
          • (Winter 1969)
          • :
          • 67-73.
          • (a comparison of Eliot and Hemingway)
          • "Updike's Midpoints."
          • The Above-Ground Review
          • (Winter 1969)
          • :
          • 48-52.
          • "The Incarnations of Robert Penn Warren."
          • Shenandoah
          • 20
          • (Summer 1969)
          • :
          • 64-69.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Poe's Hollow Men."
          • The University Review
          • 35
          • (Spring 1969)
          • :
          • 203-13.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "The Robert Penn Warren entry."
          • A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Southern Literature.
          • LSU Press,
          • 1969.
          • 316-320.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Warren's Osmosis."
          • Criticism
          • (Winter 1968)
          • :
          • 23-40.
          • (Reprinted in Critical Essays on Robert Penn Warren, ed. William Bedford Clark [Boston: G.K. Hall, 1981], 122-36 and Robert Penn Warren: Critical Perspectives, ed. Neil Nakadate [UP of Kentucky, 1981], 246-61)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "A Hell for Our Time."
          • The Christian Century
          • (4 Sept. 1968)
          • :
          • 1104-05.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Isabel Archer's Identity Crisis: The Two Portraits of a Lady."
          • The University Review
          • (June 1968)
          • :
          • 282-90.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "The Comedy of Othello."
          • The McNeese Review
          • 19
          • (1968-69)
          • :
          • 3-15.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "The Artist's Black Veil."
          • The New England Quarterly
          • 61
          • (Dec. 1968)
          • :
          • 567-74.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Hamlet's Costly Code."
          • The South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (Winter 1966)
          • :
          • 95-103.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "A Palm for Pamela: Three Studies in the Game of Love."
          • Western Humanities Review
          • (Winter 1966)
          • :
          • 37-47.
          • (Discusses the Pamela archetype in Shakespeare's Juliet, Kalidasa's Shakuntala, and Hemingway's Catherine Barkley)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Dante's Inferno: The Simoniacs."
          • The Explicator
          • (Oct. 1966)
          • .
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Faulkner's Inversion."
          • The Sewanee Review
          • 73
          • (Spring 1965)
          • :
          • 181-90.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "The Crisis of Belief in Modern Literature."
          • The English Journal
          • (Oct. 1964)
          • :
          • 475-84.
          • (Reprinted in Campustimes, literary magazine of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India; and England in Literature, Scott, Foresman and Company [1968])
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "God and the Critics of Melville."
          • Texas Studies in Literature and Language.
          • Autumn 1964.
          • 322-33.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Theme and Metaphor in Brother to Dragons."
          • PMLA
          • 79
          • (Sept. 1964)
          • :
          • 498-508.
          • (Reprinted in Robert Penn Warren's Brother to Dragons: A Discussion, ed. James A. Grimshaw, Jr. [LSU Press, 1983], p. 200-10)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Eliot's Whispers of Immortality."
          • The Explicator
          • (May 1959)
          • .
      • Book Reviews

          • "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.
          • 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.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Dangerous Intimacy: The Untold Story of Mark Twain's Final Years."
          • Berkeley: University of California Press,
          • 2004.
          • 342.
          • (Forthcoming in American Literature)
          • V. Strandberg.
          • "T.S. Eliot: The Contemporary Reviews."
          • American Critical Archives
          • .
          • Ed. Jewel Spears Brooker.
          • 10
          • University of Cambridge Press,
          • (2004)
          • :
          • 600.
          • (Forthcoming, Sewanee Review)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Reviews of Joseph Blotner's Robert Penn Warren: A Biography; Reynolds Price's Collected Poems; Alfred Kazin's God and the American Writer; James West's William Styron: A Biography; Benita Eisler's Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame."
          • Raleigh News & Observer
          • (various dates 1997-99)
          • .
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of three books on Faulkner."
          • Modern Fiction Studies
          • 35
          • .2
          • (Summer 1989)
          • :
          • 283-86.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of John Kenny Crane's The Yoknapatawpha County Chronicle of Gavin Stevens."
          • Associated University Presses, Cranbury, NJ (308p),
          • 1988.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Lawrence H. Schwartz's Creating Faulkner's Reputation: The Politics of Modern Criticism."
          • U of Tennessee, Knoxville (288 pp),
          • 1988.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Faulkner and Race."
          • Ed. Doreen Fowler and Ann J. Abadie.
          • U of Mississippi P, Jackson (311 pp),
          • 1987.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Sarah Orne Jewett's A White Heron by Louis A. Renza, Jr.."
          • The South Atlantic Review
          • (Fall 1985)
          • .
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of James H. Justus' The Achievement of Robert Penn Warren."
          • American Literature
          • .
          • LSU Press, 1981,
          • (Fall 1982)
          • .
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Robert Penn Warren: A Descriptive Bibliography, 1922-1979."
          • The South Atlantic Review
          • (Fall 1982)
          • .
          • (Compiled by James A. Grimshaw, Jr)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Faulkner: Essays by Warren Beck; Hemingway/Faulkner: Inventors, Masters by Linda Wagner; The Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual, 1974; The Fitzgerald/Hemingway Annual, 1975."
          • American Literature
          • (Fall 1977)
          • .
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Jessie Thomas Lokrantz's The Underside of the Weave: A Study of Nabokov's Style."
          • American Institute, Uppsala, Sweden,
          • 1976.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Robert Solotaroff's Down Mailer's Way."
          • American Literature
          • (Jan. 1975)
          • :
          • 600-01.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Walter Sutton's American Free Verse: The Modern Revolution in Poetry."
          • American Literature
          • 46
          • (Nov. 1974)
          • :
          • 404-05.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review-analysis of On the Edge of the Knife, poems by Charles Edward Eaton."
          • The Above-Ground Review
          • II
          • (Spring 1971)
          • :
          • 49-53.
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of Robert Penn Warren: A Bibliography."
          • American Literature
          • 41
          • (Mar. 1969)
          • :
          • 142-43.
          • (Compiled by Mary Nance Huff)
          • V.H. Strandberg.
          • "Review of L.S. Dembo's Conceptions of Reality in Modern American Poetry."
          • South Atlantic Quarterly
          • (Summer 1968)
          • :
          • 570-71.