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John C Pfordresher

Title

Professor

Department

Department of English
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-7422

Fax

202-687-5445

Location

Office hours

Spring 2014: Tu/Th 11:00 - 12:00

Bio

John Pfordresher is a Professor of English interested in Nineteenth-Century literature; the relationship of painting to literature in the Nineteenthy century; Anglophone writers in Italy; and Catholic Studies.

Pfordresher earned his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and B.A. from Georgetown College.

Publications include: "Variorum Edition: Tennyson's Idylls of the King" (1973); "Matthew Arnold. The Prose," in "The Critical Heritage" Series (1979); miscellaneous essays on Browning, Tennyson, Dickens, D. G. Rossetti and Pre-Raphaelite art; position papers on the teaching of literature; essays on Anglophone writing on Italy; and "Jesus and the Emergence of a Catholic Imagination" (2008).

Education

  • Ph.D. () University of Minnesota,
  • B.A. () Georgetown College,