Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Dr. John Claborn PhD.

Lecturer of English

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Selected Publications

Book Contributions

  • ""W. E. B. Du Bois at the Grand Canyon: Double Consciousness and National Parks in _Darkwater_"." The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism. Ed. Greg Garrard. Oxford UP, 2014.

Journal Articles

  • "From Black Marxism to Industrial Ecosystem: Racial and Ecological Crisis in William Attaway's Blood on the Forge." Modern Fiction Studies 55.3 (2009): 566-595.
  • "Who Set You Feelin'? Harlem, Communal Affect, and the Great Migration Narrative in James Baldwin's 'Sonny's Blues'." English Language Notes 48.1 (2010): 89-100.
  • "Toward an Eco-ontology: A Response to Greg Garrard’s ‘Heidegger Nazism Ecocriticism'." ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment (2011):

Encyclopedia Entries

  • "Affective Fallacy." Blackwell Encyclopedia of Critical and Cultural Theory. New York: Blackwell, 2011.

Reviews

  • Rev. of Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance, by Gary Edward Holcomb. Callaloo 31.2 (2008): 617-621.
  • Rev. of Race and Nature from Transcendentalism to the Harlem Renaissance, by Paul Outka. Journal of Ecocriticism 2.1 (2010): 87-88.
  • Rev. of In the Shadow of Du Bois: Afro-Modern Political Thought in America, by Robert Gooding-Williams. African American Review (2011):