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John Glendening, Professor

Office
Location: LA 119
Hours: 11:10-12:30 MWF

Contact
Phone: (406) 243-5266
Email: john.glendening@mso.umt.edu

Education

B. A., Wabash College

M.A., Ball State University

Ph.D, Indiana University

Research Interests

Victorian literature, retro-Victorian fiction, nineteenth-century literature and science, evolutionary theory

Professional Experience

 

Instructor, Department of English, University of Missouri-Columbia, 1973-74
 
Instructor/Advisor, Department of English, Missouri State University, 1974-77 
 
Instructor and Dean, The Brunn School, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1978-88
 
Assistant Instructor, Department of English, Indiana University, 1988-92
 
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Montana, 1992-98
 
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Montana, 1998-2000
 
Associate Professor, Department of English, University of Montana, 2000-04
 
Professor, Department of English, University of Montana, 2005--
 

 

 
 
 

Selected Publications

Books:   
   
The Evolutionary Imagination in Late Victorian Fiction: An Entangled Bank, Ashgate, 2007.

The High Road: Romantic Tourism, Scotland, and Literature, 1720-1820, St. Martin’s, 1997.

  

Articles:

 

"Evolution and the Entangled Self in Kate Chopin's The Awakening."  American Literary Realism 43 (2010): 41-73.

 

“‘The World-Renowned Ichthyosaurus’: A Nineteenth-Century Problematic and Its Representation.”  Journal of Literature and Science 1 (2009): 23-47.

 

"War of the Roses: Hybridity in The Moonstone.”  Dickens Studies Annual  39 (2008): 281-304.

 

“Track of the Sphinx: H. G. Wells, the Modern Universe, and the Decay of Aestheticism.”  Victorians Institute Journal 32 (2005): 129-66.

 

“‘Green Confusion’: Evolution and Entanglement in H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau,”  Victorian Literature and Culture 30 (2002): 571-97.

 

“Darwinian Entanglement in Hudson’s Green Mansions,” English Literature in Transition 43 (2000): 259-79.

 

“John Keats in Scotland: Burns and the Anxiety of Hero Worship,” Keats-Shelley Journal 41 (1992): 76-99.

 

“’A Local Human Intensity’: The Clash of Oppositions in the Works of John Synge,” Éire-Ireland 26 (1991): 100-117.

 

“Young Fanny Burney and the Mentor,” The Age of Johnson 4 (1991): 281-312.

 

“Ezra Pound and Ezra Pound’s Blake: Method in Madness, Madness in Method,” Paideuma 20 (1991): 95-106.

 

“The Bartlettt Trial Revisited: Delicacy, Judicial Bias, and New Women,” The Dalhousie Review 70 (1990): 308-337.

 


Field of Study

19th-century British literature

Courses

HC 121--Ways of Knowing, LIT 222--British Literature: Victorian to Contemporary

Publications

 

"War of the Roses: Hybridity in The Moonstone,” Dickens Studies Annual, 2008
 
The High Road: Romantic Tourism, Scotland, and Literature, 1720-1820, St. Martin’s Press, 1997 
 
“Track of the Sphinx: H. G. Wells, the Modern Universe, and the Decay of Aestheticism,” Victorians Institute Journal 2005
 
“‘Green Confusion’: Evolution and Entanglement in H. G. Wells’s The Island of Doctor Moreau.” Victorian Literature and Culture, 2002
 
“Darwinian Entanglement in Hudson’s Green Mansions,” English Literature in Transition 2000
  
“John Keats in Scotland: Burns and the Anxiety of Hero Worship,” Keats-Shelley Journal, 1992
 
   “‘A Local Human Intensity’: The Clash of Oppositions in the Works of John Synge,” Éire-Ireland, 1991
 
“Young Fanny Burney and the Mentor,” The Age of Johnson, 1991
 
“Ezra Pound and Ezra Pound’s Blake: Method in Madness, Madness in Method,” Paideuma, 1991
 
“The Bartlettt Trial Revisited: Delicacy, Judicial Bias, and New Women,” The Dalhousie Review, 1990