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James Barcus

Dr. James Barcus


Graduate Program Director


Romantic Poetry

Victorian Literature


Carroll Science, room 311

(254) 710-6839


Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania


James Barcus is the director of the Graduate Program in English. His teaching and research interests include Romantic poetry and prose, Victorian poetry and prose, and literary criticism and theory.

Selected Publications

The Literary Correspondence of Bernard Barton, 1966.

Shelley: The Critical Heritage, 1975.

"Mador of the Moor," Stirling South Carolina edition of Works of James Hogg, (in process).

"The Successful Failure of Ordering Structures in Tennyson's Idylls of the King," in The Critical Spirit and the Will to Believe: Essays in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Religion, 1989.

"[Re]playing and [Re]writing the Quest in Tennyson's Gareth and Lynette" in Arthurian Myth of Quest and Magic, 1992.