Dr. Robert M. Myers
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Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D. in English from Penn State University
Courses Most Commonly Taught: Composition, Introduction to Literature, American Literature Before the Civil War, Introduction to Literary Studies, upper-level American literature courses, Introduction to Environmental Studies
Courses Developed: : Introduction to Literary Studies (ENGL205), Advanced Topics in American Literature (ENGL425), Introduction to Environmental Studies (ENVT101), Environmental Studies Liberal Arts Seminar (ENVT328)
Programs Developed: Minor in Environmental Studies
Research Areas: Late 19th to Early 20th century American Literature, Ecocriticism
Reluctant Expatriate: The Life of Harold Frederic. Contributions to the Study of World Literature. New York: Greenwood Press, 1995. i-xix, 1-195.
"'It's What People Say We're Fighting For': Representing the Lost Cause in Cold Mountain. In Why We Fought: America's Wars in Film and History. Ed. Peter C. Rollins and John E. O'Connor. Lexington: U Press of Kentucky, 2008. 121-33.
"Voluntary Measures: Environmental Stewardship in Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses." Mississippi Quarterly (accepted for publication).
"’A Purely Ideational Lake’: The Representation of Wilderness in Dreiser's An American Tragedy.” Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment 20.2 (Spring 2013): 377-95.
"'Desirable Immigrants': The Assimilation of Transplanted Yankees in Page and Tourgée." South Central Review 21 (Summer 2004): 63-78.
"'The Subtle Battle Brotherhood': The Construction of Military Discipline in The Red Badge of Courage." War, Literature & the Arts (Special Edition: Stephen Crane in War and Peace, 1999): 128-40.
"Editing 'The Yellow Wall-paper." Review 21 (1999): 133-40.
"A Review of Popular Editions of The Red Badge of Courage." Stephen Crane Studies 6 (Spring 1997): 2-15.
"Antimodern Protest in The Damnation of Theron Ware." American Literary Realism 26 (Spring 1994): 52-64.
"Relocating Realism." Review 15 (1993): 161-68.
"Harold Frederic and the Writers of the Nineties." Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens 36 (October 1992): 121-30.
"Dreiser's Copy of McTeague." Papers in Language and Literature 27 (Special Dreiser Issue, Spring 1991): 259-66.
"'God Shall Be All in All': The Erasure of Hell in Paradise Lost." Seventeenth Century 5 (Spring 1990): 43-53.
Areas of Expertise: Late 19th to Early 20th century American Literature, Ecocriticism, The Environmental Consequences of Hydro-Fracturing for Shale Gas