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John Glendening
–  Professor


Office: LA 119
Phone: (406) 243-5266
Email: john.glendening@mso.umt.edu

Field Of Study:

19th-century British literature

Research Interests:

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

Education:

B. A., Wabash College

M.A., Ball State University

Ph.D, Indiana University

Selected Publications:

Books:

Science and Religion in Neo-Victorian Novels: Eye of the Ichthyosaur, Routledge, 1013.

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:

­­"Education, Science, and Secularist Ethics in Alasdair Gray’s Poor Things," forthcoming in Mosaic.

"Evolution and the Entangled Self in Kate Chopin's The Awakening." American Literary Realism43 (2010): 41-73.

“‘The World-Renowned Ichthyosaurus’: A Nineteenth-Century Problematic and Its Representation.”Journal ofLiterature 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.

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--