Professor

James Olney

Language and literary scholar; Educator; Editor
Area
Humanities and Arts
Specialty
Literature and Language Studies
Elected
2001
(Deceased)
Research and publications focus on autobiography as a literary mode. He has produced theoretical works on the subject as well as bringing thought about autobiography to bear on issues of modern poetry and in African and African-American literature. He edits The Southern Review in a manner intended to maintain the standards and tradition established by the journal's founders, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren.
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