Harold Hurley, Ph.D.

Professor of English, Literature, and Composition
585.594.6328
HurleyH@roberts.edu

Educaiton

Ph.D. (English), The University of Toledo, 1972

M.A. (English), The University of Toledo, 1969

B.S., Bloomsburg State College, 1967

 

Biography

At RWC since 1972

Specialty Areas:
Milton and Hemingway

Current Research Interests:

Hemingway

Sample Publications/Presentations:

  • "'Top-hole" in Hemingway's 'A Way You'll Never Be'" The Explicator. 69, no. 3 (December, 2011): 109-112.
  • Milton's "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity and the Tradition of English Poetry on This Theme. The Edwin Mellen Press: 2009. [Recepient of "The Adele Mellen Prize for Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship"]
  • Shakespeare's Othello 4.3.60-105." Explicator 65.4 (Summer 2007): 197-199.
  • The Sources and Traditions of Milton's L'Allegro and Il Penseroso. The Edwin Mellen Press, Lewiston, NY: 1999.
  • “The Influence of Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood on Joyce Carol Oates’s ‘Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?’” Religious Humanism, 33.1 and 2 (Winter/Spring, 1999): 68-80.
  • Hemingway's Debt to Baseball in The Old Man and the Sea: A Collection of Critical Readings, ed. by C. Harold Hurley, The Edwin Mellen Press: Lewiston, NY. 1992.

 

Courses Taught

LIT 101 Introduction to Literature

LIT 201 Survey of English Literature I

LIT 204 American Literature I

LIT 303 Shakespeare

LIT 304 Short Story

LIT 305 Major Author: Milton

LIT 405 Special Topics in Literature