Publications and Awards - Jonathon Barron

BOOKS

  • Jewish American Poetry: Poems, Commentary, and Reflections. Co-edited with Eric Selinger. Hanover NH: University Press of New England/Brandeis, 2000. 346 pps. [revs in American Book Review, Jerusalem Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Michigan Quarterly Review, etc]
  • Roads Not Taken: Re-Reading Robert Frost. Co-edited with Earl Wilcox. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000. 241 pps.
  • New Formalist Poets (Volume 282 of the The Dictionary of Literary Biography). Co-edited with Bruce Meyer of the University of Toronto. Detroit: Bruccoli, Layman, Clark/Thompson/Gale, 2003. 428 pps.

ARTICLES

  • "Teaching Regionalism and Class in The Great Gatsby" in Approaches to Teaching the Great Gatsby. Eds. Jackson R. Bryer and Nancy P. VanArsdale. New York: MLA, 2009:59-68.
  • "Recent Trends in Frost Scholarship," The Robert Frost Review 16 (2006): 80-88.
  • "Louis Untermeyer" Scribner's American Writers, Supplement 14. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Scribners, 2006:293-318
  • "Gregory Corso." The Greenwood Enclyclopedia of American Poetry. Vol 1. Ed Jeffrey Gray. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2006: 314-316
  • "Gerald Stern." The Greenwood Enclyclopedia of American Poetry. Vol 5. Ed Jeffrey Gray. Westport, CT: Greenwood, 2006: 31532-1534.
  • "Gregory Corso." Scribner's American Writers, Supplement 12. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Scribners, 2003: 117-138.
  • "Albert Goldbarth." Scribner's American Writers, Supplement 12. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Scribners, 2003:175-196. 2002.
  • "Annie Finch." New Formalist Poets. Detroit: Bruccoli, Layman, Clark/Thomson, Gale 2003: 91-101.
  • "Paul Lake." Co-author Sonny Williams. New Formalist Poets. Detroit: Bruccoli, Layman, Clark/Thomson, Gale 2003: 173-181
  • "Introduction." Co-author Bruce Meyer. New Formalist Poets. Detroit: Bruccoli, Layman, Clark/Thomson, Gale 2003: xvii-xxii.
  • "Gerald Stern." Scribner's American Writers, Supplement 9. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Scribners, 2002: 285-303.
  • "Mary Oliver." Scribner's American Writers, Supplement 7. Ed. Jay Parini. New York: Scribners, 2001: 229-248.
  • "Commentary in Contemporary Jewish American Poetry." Jewish American Poetry: A Collection of Essays. Eds. Jonathan N. Barron and Eric Murphy Selinger. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2000: 233-250.
  • "Introduction." Co-author Eric Selinger. Jewish American Poetry: A Collection of Essays. Eds Jonathan N. Barron and Eric Murphy Selinger. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2000: 3-21.
  • "A Tale of Two Cottages: Frost and Wordsworth." Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost. Eds. Earl J Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000: 132-152.
  • "Introduction." Roads Not Taken: Rereading Robert Frost. Eds. Earl J Wilcox and Jonathan N. Barron. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2000: 1-8.
  • "New Jerusalems: Contemporary Jewish-American Poets and the Puritan Tradition." The Calvinist Roots of the Modern Era. Eds. Aliki Barnstone, Michael Tomasek Manson, Carol J. Singley. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1997: 230-249.
  • "At Home in the Margins: The Jewish American Voice Poem in the 1990s." College Literature. 27.2 (1997):87-107.
  • "Robert Frost and a New Tradition." His "Incalculable" Influence on Others: Essays on Robert Frost in Our Time. Ed. Earl Wilcox. English Literary Studies: University of Victoria, 1994: 15-26.
  • "A Power to Virtue Friendly: The Pedlar's Guilt in Wordsworth's 'The Ruined Cottage.'" Co-authored with Kenneth R. Johnston. Romantic Revisions. Eds. Robert Brinkley and Keith Hanley. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990: 64-86.

ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

  • Five essays (2000 words each) for Teaching with The Norton Anthology of Western Literature. 8th edition. New York: Norton, 2005: Cavafy 451-454; Eliot "Hollow Men" 520-525; Borges 571-577; Calvino 618-621; Walcott 634-637
  • Twelve essays (2000 words each) on specific poems of William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, Frank O'Hara, Stanley Kunitz, Henry Taylor, William Stafford, Philip Levine, Galway Kinnell, James Dickey, Mark Strand. Poetry for Students, Volumes 9-13. Ed. Elizabeth Bellalouna. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale Research Press, 1999-2001.
  • "The Black Cottage," "Desert Places," "Georgian Poetry," "Mending Wall," "Pastoral Poetry." The Robert Frost Encyclopedia. Eds. Nancy Tuten and John Zubizaretta. Westport, Ct: Greenwood Press, 2001: 33-34, 73-74, 132-33, 203-05; 265-66.
  • Review Essay. Robert Frost: Poems, Life, Legacy, A CD Rom. Robert Frost Review (Fall 1998): 104-109.
  • Review of Sesame, by Jack Marshall. MELUS 21.1 (1996): 140-143.

WEB ARTICLES

  • "Robert Frost" in The Literary Encylopedia, available at www.LitEncyc.com (published 2004)
  • "Sentenced to Sentences . . . Poetry and The Tunnel." Casebook on William Gass's The Tunnel. Ed Harvey Hix. Dalkey Archive Press, available online at www.dalkeyarchive.org. 2000.
  • "American Poetry." Two-volume edited and annotated secondary course-pack published by Bell and Howell for Xanedu.com.

Awards

  • University Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Southern Mississippi, 2008
  • College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Southern Mississippi, 2007