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Robert Trogdon

Professor, Department Chair

Ph.D., University of South Carolina, 1996

Robert W. Trogdon is a scholar of 20th Century American Literature and Textual Editing. He has published extensively on the works of Ernest Hemingway and Joseph Conrad. Currently, Trogdon is serving as an editor on the Letters of Ernest Hemingway (Cambridge University Press). In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, shooting pool and watching football.

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
  • Trogdon, R. The Lousy Racket: Hemingway, Scribners and the Business of Literature. Kent, OH: Kent State UP, 2007.
  • The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume One: 1907-1922. Edited by Sandra Spanier and Robert W. Trogdon. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • Ernest Hemingway: A Literary Reference. New York: Carroll & Graf, 2001.
  • “The Composition, Revision, Publication and Reception of Death in the Afternoon." A Companion to Ernest Hemingways Death in the Afternoon. Ed. Miriam Mandel. London: Camden House, 2004: 21-41.
  • “Money and Marriage: Hemingways Self-Censorship in For Whom the Bell Tolls.  Hemingway Review 22.2 (Spring 2003): 6-18. Reprinted in Hemingway: Eight Decades of Criticism. Ed. Linda Wagner-Martin. East Lansing: Michigan State UP, 2009: 337-51.
Research Areas
  • Ernest Hemingway
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Bibliography
  • Scholarly Editing
Affiliations

MLA
Ernest Hemingway Society
F. Scott Fitzgerald Society
Joseph Conrad Society of America
Bibliographical Society of America

Robert Trogdon
OFFICE
Department of English
113-G Satterfield
CONTACT INFO
Phone: 330-672-3211
rtrogdon@kent.edu
COURSES TEACHING
Spring 2015
  • ENG 66895 - 003 St : Film And Literature
  • ENG 89299 - 001 Dissertation Ii
Summer 2015
  • ENG 89299 - 021 Dissertation Ii
Fall 2015
  • ENG 66401 - 002 Literary Movements
  • ENG 76401 - 002 Literary Movements
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