Jonathan Barron

Associate Professor of English


Jonathan Barron's most recent book, How Robert Frost Made Realism Matter (2015), is published by the University of Missouri Press. Dr. Barron also directs the international scholarly journal, the Robert Frost Review. He has also published New Formalist Poets (co-edited with Bruce Meyer) as volume 282 in the Dictionary of Literary Biography series. The book contains 42 essays by 36 contributors, and is largely compromised of biographical/critical essays of New Formalists Poets such as Dana Gioia, Marilyn Hacker, Alfred Corn, Vikram Seth, and Molly Peacock. His other books include: Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost (University of Missouri Press, 2000), co-edited with Earl Wilcox of Winthrop University, and Jewish American Poetry, co-edited with Eric Selinger of DePaul University (Brandeis/University Press of new England, 2000). He has published numerous essays on American poets and poetry, including several for the Scribers American Writers series. 

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