Faculty Profile
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John A. McClure
Professor of English

Murray Hall | Room 203B
College Avenue Campus
Phone: (848) 932-7967

Office Hours: On Leave Fall 2012

Professor McClure is the author of Late Imperial Romance (1994) and Kipling and Conrad: The Colonial Fiction (1982), as well as essays on colonial and postcolonial discourse and geopolitics. His latest book is Partial Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon and Morrison (2007).

Education Areas of Specialization
PhD, Stanford University
MA, Stanford University
BA, Tufts University

Literature and Religion; Twentieth Century and Contemporary Literature


Partial Faiths: Postsecular Fiction in the Age of Pynchon  and Morrison

Late Imperial Romance

Kipling and  Conrad: The Colonial Fiction

Other Publications
    • "Postmodern/Post-Secular: Contemporary Fiction and Spirituality"
      Modern Fiction Studies
      41.1, 1995
    Undergraduate Courses Taught Graduate Courses Taught
      • Principles of Literary Study
      • Bible as Literature
      • Contemporary Fiction and Spirituality
      • Pynchon and DeLillo
          • Colonial Cultural Studies
          • Perspectives on Globalization: Literature and Theory
          • Postmodern Fiction and Life Philosophies
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