Dr. Gary Grieve-Carlson

Gary Grieve-Carlson

Professor of English

Email: grieveca@lvc.edu

Phone: 717-867-6244

Office Location: Humanities 208B

B.A., Bates College; M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; Ph.D., Boston University

American literature, American poetry

Research & Practice Areas:
American literature, American poetry

I have taught at Virginia Tech and the University of Tennessee and won awards for teaching excellence at Boston University, Tennessee, and Lebanon Valley College. I held a Fulbright Junior Lectureship in American Literature at the Technical University in Braunschweig, Germany.

  • Fulbright Lecturer, Technische Universitat Braunschweig, Germany, 1987-88
  • Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award, Lebanon Valley College, 1992
  • Hodges Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of Tennessee, 1990
  • Sproat Award for Excellence in Teaching, Boston University, 1983
  • “Charles Olson.” In Oxford Bibliographies in American Literature. Ed. Jackson Bryer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2021.
  • “‘was it puritanism or was it fish?’ Revising History in Charles Olson’s The Maximus Poems.” Clio 49.2 (2022): 161-84.
  • “‘John Brown’s Body’—Tyrone Power, Judith Anderson, and Raymond Massey, directed by Charles Laughton (1953)” Library of Congress, 2021
  • “Emily Dickinson and the Question of Belief,” forthcoming in “Cithara,” Fall 2019
  • “Extremism in the Defense of Liberty: Thoreau and John Brown,” “Amerikastudien/American Studies” 63.3 (2018): 321-35.
  • “‘Six Fishhooks and Two Blankets Embroidered with Smallpox’: History in Paul Muldoon’s ‘Meeting the British,'” “Pennsylvania English” 39.2 (Winter/Spring 2018): 18-42.
  • “Telling the Truth About History: Tim O’Brien’s ‘In the Lake of the Woods.'” “War, Literature & the Arts” 29 (2017), online.
  • “Poems Containing History: 20th-Century American Poetry’s Engagement with the Past,” Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2014.
  • First-Year Experience
  • Grammar
  • Poetry
  • Major Poets
  • American Literature I
  • Native American Literature