Dr. Mark Graves
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Graves, Mark, Associate Professor English
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Research Interests: Select Publications:
Blockbusters: A Reference Guide to Film Genres. Greenwood P, 2006. (With Dr. Bruce Engle).
“Josephine W. Johnson: The Second Short Story Collection and Beyond.” MidAmerica XXX: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature 30 (2003): 85-93.
“What Ellen Glasgow Meant by ‘Average’: Southern Masculinity and the Rise of the Common Hero.” Regarding Ellen Glasgow: Essays for Contemporary Readers. Ed. Welford Taylor and George Longest. Richmond, VA: State Library of Virginia, 2001. 63-70.
Encyclopedia of American War Literature. Westport, CT: Greenwood P, 2000. (Edited with Philip K Jason).
BioMark Graves earned his Ph.D. in English from Bowling Green State University (OH) in 1992. Besides general education offerings in writing, literature, and film, he regularly teaches online versions of Eng 200, both halves of the American literature survey (Eng 341/342), and Eng 365 Literature of the South. His graduate offerings include Eng 624 American Writers in Perspective, with an emphasis on twentieth-century fiction by Southern women. His research interests include Southern literature (in particular women’s writing), war literature, and film.