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Anthony Szczesiul

Anthony Szczesiul, ENGLISH  Chair of English, Associate Professor
Anthony SzczesiulChair of English, Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentEnglish
  • Phone(978) 934-4178

Research Interests

American Literature of the 19th and 20th Centuries; Southern Literature; American Poetry

Southern Literary and Cultural Studies Critical Race Studies Construction or Regional Identites Ethics and Politics of Cultural Memory


  • Szczesiul, A. (2017) "The Southern Hospitality Myth: Ethics, Politics, Race, and American Memory (University of Georgia Press, 2017),"
  • Szczesiul, A. (2011) "“Reconstructing Southern Hospitality”," University Press of Mississippi
  • Szczesiul, A. (2007) "Re-mapping southern hospitality: Discourse, ethics, politics," European Journal of American Culture 26:2 pp. 127-141
  • Szczesiul, A. (2002) "Racial Politics and Robert Penn Warren's Poetry (University Press of Florida, 2002),"
  • Szczesiul, A. (2002) "The conservative aesthetic of Warren's early poetry," Style 36:2
  • Szczesiul, A. (2001) "“Language Barrier: Robert Penn Warren at the ‘Inevitable Frontier’ of Postmodernism.” ," .” rWp: An Annual of Robert Penn Warren Studies 1 (2001): pp. 1-25
  • Szczesiul, A. (1998) "The immolation of influence: Aesthetic conflict in Robert Penn Warren's poetry," Mississippi Quarterly 52:1
  • Szczesiul, A. (1996) "The Canonization of Tom and Eva: Catholic Hagiography and Uncle Ton's Cabin," ATQ-American Transcendetal Quarterly 10: pp. 59-72
  • Szczesiul, A. (1994) ""Robert Penn Warren's Audubon: Vision and Revision" ," Mississippi Quarterly 47 (Winter 1993-94): pp. 3-14
  • Szczesiul, A. (1993) "The maturing vision of Walt Whitman's 1871 version of Drum-Taps," Walt Whitman quarterly review 10:3 pp. 127-141
  • Szczesiul, A., Library, T.C. (1992) "Walt Whitman: A Centenary Exhibition,"