Jim Persoon

Professor
Department of English

Language and Literature

166 Lake Huron Hall
(616) 331-2514
persoonj@gvsu.edu

Jim Persoon

Courses
ENG 220 British Literature I
ENG 221 British Literature II
ENG 320 Studies in Poetry
ENG 324 British Literature: Victorian-Present

Research Interests
Thomas Hardy
Contemporary Poetry
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century British Literature

Recent Publications
The Facts on File Companion to British Poetry, 1900 to the Present, edited with Robert Watson (Facts on File, 2009).

Hardy's Early Poetry (Lexington 2000).

Modern British Poetry, 1900-1939 (Twayne 1999)

Education
B.S., Iowa State University
M.Phil, Ph.D., University of Kansas