Frank P. Fury, Ph.D.
Ph.D., Drew University
B.A., Boston College
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.
“‘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.
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 II: Neoclassical to the Present (EN 202)
- Tragedy and the Tragic (EN 213)