James Scruton

Dr. James A. Scruton (1990)
Professor of English
Mary B. Holmes Professor of Literature

scrutonj@bethelu.edu
Phone: 731-352-4053
Office: Room 120, Dickey Fine Arts Building
 
EDUCATION
B.A., M.A., Eastern Illinois University
Ph.D., The University of Tennessee


LITERARY INTERESTS
Irish literature, Shakespeare, and contemporary poetry
 
COURSES
ENG 111: Writing About Literature
HON 201: Honors Colloquium III
ENG 321: Shakespeare
ENG 322: Introduction to Poetry
ENG 338: Writing Poetry
ENG 422: British Literature 1700-1830
 
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
Among Dr. James Scruton’s recent publications are Exotics and Accidentals, winner of the 2009 Chapbook Award from Grayson Books; an article on the British writer Reginald Hill in Critical Survey of Mystery and Detective Fiction (Salem Press, 2008); and poems in the following journals: Amoskeag, Broken Bridge Review, Broome Review, Comstock Review, Connecticut River Review, Fickle Muses (online), North American Review, New Delta Review, New Verse News (online), Poet Lore, Poetry East, Poetry South, Southern Poetry Review, Steam Ticket, Thema, Third Wednesday, Two Review