Department of English
The Department of English brings together scholars committed to the study of language, literature, and writing. Our graduates are prepared for a variety of professional and educational endeavors, including careers in law, editing and publishing, teaching, corporate and not-for-profit management, consulting, information technology, and graduate study in English and other disciplines. Students of English learn to read accurately, write clearly, and think analytically in the department’s undergraduate and graduate programs.

Faculty Bookshelf

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Mark L. Kamrath
The Collected Writings of Charles Brockden Brown.  Political Pamphlets.  Volume 4.  Ed. Stephen Shapiro, Maureen Tuthill, and Mark L. Kamrath. General Editor, Mark L. Kamrath.  Rowman & Littlefield, with Bucknell University Press (2020).
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Tison Pugh
Harry Potter and Beyond: On J. K. Rowling's Fantasies and Other Fictions. University of South Carolina Press, 2020.

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Anastasia Salter
Reed, A; Murray, J; Salter, A. (February 2020). Adventure Games: Playing the Outsider. Bloomsbury Press: New York. 
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Tison Pugh
Chaucer's Losers, Nintendo's Children, and Other Forays in Queer Ludonarratology. University of Nebraska Press, 2019

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Chrissy Kolaya
Other Possible Lives: poems. KY: Broadstone Books, 2019.
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Jake Wolff
The History of Living Forever. NY: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019.

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