Faculty & Staff
Patrick Barron, PhD
- Associate Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts Director of the Professional Writing Program
- 617.287.6749 Telephone:
- Patrick.Barron@umb.edu Email:
100 Morrissey Blvd. Office Location: Wheatley Hall,06,00093
Areas of Expertise
Twentieth-century American and Italian Poetry; Environmental Literature and Ecocriticism; Native American Literature; Professional Writing; Literary Translation
PhD, University of Nevada, Reno
MS, (Geography) University of Nevada, Reno
MA, Queen's University of Belfast
BA, University of Oregon
Professional Publications & Contributions
“Cinematic Space in Rome’s Disabitato: Between Metropolis and Terrain Vague in the Films of Fellini, Antonioni, and Pasolini.” (Co-authored with Manuela Mariani.) Modernism/modernity 18.2 (2011): 309-33.
“Unmasked Representations of Space in Edward Dorn’s ‘The Land Below’ and ‘Idaho Out.’” Paideuma 36.1-2 (2010): 105-30.
“Edward Dorn’s Heretical Spatial Knowledge in ‘The North Atlantic Turbine’ and Gunslinger.” The Midwest Quarterly 49.4 (2008): 401-15.
“Tra colline e canali: seguendo gli indizi di Andrea Zanzotto.” Andrea Zanzotto tra Soligo e laguna di Venezia. Ed. Gilberto Pizzamiglio. Venice: Leo S. Olschki/Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 2008. 193-212.
“Gianni Celati’s Poetic Prose: Physical, Marginal, Spatial.” Italica 84.2-3 (Summer-Autumn, 2007): 323-44.
“‘The actual universe as a geography’: Charles Olson’s Exploration of Dogtown in The Maximus Poems.” The Worcester Review 27.1-2 (2007): 103-16.