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Frank P. Fury, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer

Director of Writing Services

Student Center SC WC 3
Office Hours
Wednesday, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. via Zoom. See syllabus for direct Zoom link.

Frank P. Fury, Ph.D.


Ph.D., Drew University

B.A., Boston College

Research Interests

Major interests include twentieth-century American fiction, the short story, modern drama, and sports and literature.



“‘Deliver Me from Nowhere’: Place and Space in Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska.” Reading the Boss: Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Works of Bruce Springsteen. Lexington Books (Lanham, MD).2010.

Scholarly Articles

“‘The Fox in the Chicken Coop’: Elvis Presley and 1950s Small-Town America in Tennessee Williams’ Orpheus Descending.” Magazine Americana (2009).

“‘Designs of Identity and Images of American Boxing Tradition in William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom!. Studies in American Culture 29.2 (2006).

“Derbies and Snaffles: Horseracing and Southern Folk Culture in William Faulkner’s The Reivers.” The Mississippi Quarterly 59.3/4 (2006).

“Sports, Politics, and the Corruption of Power in Robert Penn Warren’s All the King’s Men.” Aethlon 22.2 (2005): 67-73.

“Performing the Past: Text, Subtext & Meta-Drama in Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night.” Theatron 2.2 (2004): 39-47.

“The Off-‘Beat’ Rhythms of Self-Expression in the Typography and Verse of Ntozake Shange’s for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf.” Philament 3 (2004)

“Opportunities for Interpretation: A Cinematic ‘Look’ at Troilus and Criseyde.” College English Notes 29 (2002): 1-4.

Additional Information


English Department Awards Committee


Frequently Taught Classes

  • College Composition I (EN 101)
  • College Composition Ii (EN 102)
  • College English I (EN 101)
  • College English Ii (EN 102)
  • Cooperative Education: English (EN 388)
  • Foundations of American Literature (EN 228)
  • Literary Studies for English Majors (EN 226)
  • Literature I: Ancient Through Renaissance (EN 201)
  • Literature Ii: Neoclassical to the Present (EN 202)
  • Tragedy and the Tragic (EN 213)