Scott, Nathan A., Jr.
SCOTT, Nathan A., Jr.
SCOTT, Nathan A., Jr. American, b. 1925. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Philosophy, Theology/Religion. Career: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Religious Studies and professor of English, 1976-90, professor emeritus, 1990-; Religion and Literature, advisory ed.; Howard University, Washington, DC, associate professor of humanities, 1948-55; University of Chicago, Shailer Mathews Professor of Theology and Literature, and co-ed., Journal of Religion, 1955- 76; Indiana University, Bloomington, School of Letters, fellow, 1965-72. Publications: Rehearsals of Discomposure: Alienation and Reconciliation in Modern Literature, 1952; Modern Literature and the Religious Frontier, 1958; Albert Camus, 1962; Reinhold Niebuhr, 1963; Samuel Beckett, 1965; The Broken Center, 1966; Ernest Hemingway, 1966; Craters of the Spirit: Studies in the Modern Novel, 1968; Negative Capability: Studies in the New Literature and the Religious Situation, 1969; The Unquiet Vision: Mirrors of Man in Existentialism, 1969; Nathanael West, 1971; The Wild Prayer of Longing: Poetry and the Sacred, 1971; Three American Moralists: Mailer, Bellow, Trilling, 1973;The Poetry of Civic Virtue: Eliot, Malraux, Auden, 1976; Mirrors of Man in Existentialism, 1978; The Poetics of Belief: Studies in Coleridge, Arnold, Pater, Santayana, Stevens, and Heidegger, 1985; Visions of Presence in Modern American Poetry, 1993. EDITOR: The Tragic Vision and the Christian Faith, 1957; The New Orpheus: Essays Toward a Christian Poetic, 1964; The Climate of Faith in Modern Literature, 1964; Four Ways of Modern Poetry, 1965; Man in the Modern Theatre, 1965; The Modern Vision of Death, 1967; Adversity and Grace: Studies in Recent American Literature, 1968; The Legacy of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1975; (co) Reading George Steiner, 1994. Address: 1419 Hilltop Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22903, U.S.A.