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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Hurt  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1934 in Ashland, Kentucky

Died: 2010 in Champaign, Illinois

-- James Hurt on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

James Hurt taught at the University of Illinois from 1966 until his retirement in 2003.

Biographical and Professional Information

A much-loved and admired teacher, Jim won many teaching awards while teaching courses in drama as well as Irish, medieval, Midwestern, American and British literature. He taught at the University of Reading, England, as an exchange professor (1974-75) and at St. Patrick's College, Dublin, Ireland (1987-88).

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Catiline's Dream: An Essay on Ibsen's Plays
ISBN: 0252002385

University of Illinois Press. 1972

Hurt, James, Catiline's Dream: An Essay On Ibsen's Plays

Writing Illinois: The Prairie, Lincoln, and Chicago
ISBN: 0252018508

University of Illinois Press. 1991

Cloth binding. 154 pages. Examines writings that focus on the prairie, Lincoln, and Chicago. University of Illinois Press, 1992. Hardcover.

Literature of the Western World, Vol. I: The Ancient World through the Renaissance
ISBN: 0132208725

Prentice Hall College Div. 1996