English and Comparative Literature
Year Retired from SJSU
Facebook or Website URL
CARO: The Lady Caroline Lamb Website
SelectedWorks Profile Page
Selected Works of Paul Douglass
University of California, Los Angeles, English, Ph.D. 1981
Claremont Graduate University, Education, MA 1976
Amherst College, English, BA 1974
In and Out of Time: Eliot, Bergson, and American Literature
Elementary, Secondary, and College/University Teaching 1974-2019.
Administrative and Professional Experience
Chair of English, 1998-2003, 2012-2013.
Director, Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies and Editor of the Steinbeck Review (1993-94, 2005-12, 2013-14)
Director of the Steinbeck Fellows Creative Writing Program (1999-2012, 2013-14)
Director of the Graduate Program, Department of English (2003-2006)
Director of the Central Coast California Literature Project, 1991-2003 (a regional teacher professional development program)
Member of various College and University-level Search, Curriculum, RTP Committees. Spearheaded inauguration of the MFA in Creative Writing Program.
The Romantics in Italy: Dante, Italian Culture, and Romantic Literature. Ed. and with an introduction and contributions by Frederick Burwick and Paul Douglass. New York: Palgrave, 2011.
T. S. Eliot, Dante, and the Idea of Europe. Ed. and with an introduction and a contribution by Paul Douglass. Cambridge, England: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011.
The Claremont Graduate University: A History of Its Early Development, by Malcolm Paul Douglass. Ed. and with an afterword by Paul Douglass (his son). Claremont: CGU (Xlibris), 2010.
The Works of Lady Caroline Lamb. 3 vols. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009. Ed. Paul Douglass and Leigh Wetherall Dickson. Nominated by the publisher for the 2011 MLA Prize for a Distinguished Scholarly Edition.
The Whole Disgraceful Truth: Selected Letters of Lady Caroline Lamb. New York and London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2006. Ed. and with an introduction by Paul Douglass. Winner: 2007 International Byron Society Prize.
Lady Caroline Lamb: A Biography. New York and London: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004.
The Crisis in Modernism: Bergson and the Vitalist Controversy. Cambridge UP, 1992. Paperback reissue, 2010. Ed. and with an introduction and contributions by Paul Douglass and Frederick Burwick.
A Selection of Hebrew Melodies, Ancient and Modern, by Isaac Nathan and Lord Byron, a facsimile edited and with an introduction and notes by Frederick Burwick and Paul Douglass. Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 1988.
Cradle of the Copperheads, a novel by Jesse Stuart. McGraw-Hill, 1988. Edited and with an introduction by Paul Douglass.
Bergson, Eliot, and American Literature. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 1986.
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