Norman W. Jones

Dean of Mansfield Campus and Professor of English
Faculty Affiliates

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:

Curriculum Vitae

Norman W. Jones' CV.pdf

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

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