English Department

Jim McCord

Professor Emeritus

Jim McCord with 3 students

(Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara)

Nineteenth Century British Literature

Contact Information:
Email: mccordj@union.edu

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Teaching Interests: Poetry; Chaucer; Shakespeare; Eighteenth-Century English literature; English Romanticism; Modernism; relationships between art, history, and literature.

Scholarly Interests: William Blake; Modern Poetry; Historical and Contemporary Book Arts.


Recent work completed and in-progress includes an exhibition in the Nott, Connections, which explored the relationships between the paintings of Bruce McColl and a sequence of poems in response to them; a chapbook of the exhibition,Building Relationships; The Singing Eye, a series of poems with photographs by Carol McCord presented as composite prints; a sequence of poems on William Blake’s life and work.