Norman W. Jones

Norman W. Jones

Norman W. Jones

Dean of Mansfield Campus and Professor of English


206C Riedl Hall
1760 University Dr.
Mansfield OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Gender and Sexuality Studies Area
  • Twentieth-Century British and American Literature


  • PhD, English, UCLA, 2002
  • MA, English, UCLA, 1998
  • BA, Humanities, Yale University, 1994

Norman W. Jones studies intersections and tensions between the Bible and literature, focusing especially on literary representations of marginalized subjectivities in twentieth- and twenty-first-century American literature. He is the author of Provincializing the Bible: Faulkner and Postsecular American Literature (Routledge 2018), The Bible and Literature: The Basics (Routledge 2016) and Gay and Lesbian Historical Fiction: Sexual Mystery and Post-Secular Narrative (Palgrave Macmillan 2007). He is also co-editor of The King James Bible after 400 Years: Literary, Linguistic and Cultural Influences (Cambridge University Press 2010). His essays and reviews have been published in American Literary History Online Review, American Literature, Christianity & Literature, Modern Fiction Studies and Studies in American Fiction.

Recent publications:

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