Faculty Profile

Dr. John H. Wilson

jwilson3@lhup.edu | 310 Raub Hall, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2166

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Education: 

PhD, English Language & Literature, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1988

MA, English, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1984

BA, History (Honors), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1984

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Composition , Introduction to Literature

Courses Developed: George Orwell, Noam Chomsky, British Dystopias, J. R. R. Tolkien, The Radical Critique, James Joyce, Evelyn Waugh and Virginia Woolf, Core Texts in the Western Tradition 

Research Areas: Modern British Fiction 

Books Published: 

Coeditor, A Handful of Mischief: New Essays on Evelyn Waugh.  Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP,
     2011.

Editor, The Life of the Rev. James Renwick Jackson (1905-1953), Presbyterian Minister in Pennsylvania,
     by Agnes Jackson Wilson.  Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2005.

Evelyn Waugh: A Literary Biography, 1924-1966. 
Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2001.

Editor, Diary of an Army Baker, Quartermaster Corps, Southwest Pacific, 1942-1945, by Jack Wilson.
     Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen, 2000.

What Happened in U.S. History?  Annotated by Hiroshi Furukawa.  Tokyo: Eikousha, 2000.

An Informal Invitation to Enjoy British Authors.  Annotated by Hiroyuki Furukawa.  Tokyo: Eihousha,
     1997.

Evelyn Waugh: A Literary Biography, 1903-1924.  Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1996.

Articles Published:  

Brideshead Revisited in 1984: Evelyn Waugh’s Influence on George Orwell.”  Papers in Language and Literature 47.1 (2011): 3-25.

“Author Chronology for Evelyn Waugh.”  Literary Encyclopedia, 2 February 2011: www.litencyc.com.

“A Walking Tour of Evelyn Waugh’s Oxford.”  A Handful of Mischief: New Essays on Evelyn Waugh.  Ed. Donat Gallagher, Ann Pasternak Slater, and John Howard Wilson.  Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2011.

“A Neglected Address: 25 Adam Street.”  Evelyn Waugh Newsletter and Studies 41.2 (2010): www.lhup.edu/jwilson3/Newsletter_41.2.html.

“The Empire Strikes Back: The Critical Reception of Gandhi and Mishima.”  Reception 2 (Summer 2010): 94-115.

Men at Arms.”  Literary Encyclopedia, 18 August 2010: www.litencyc.com.

Scoop.”  Literary Encyclopedia, 19 July 2010: www.litencyc.com.

Vile Bodies.”  Literary Encyclopedia, 21 June 2010: www.litencyc.com.

Areas of Expertise: Literature, Writing



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