Hood, James W. 1957-
HOOD, James W. 1957-
PERSONAL: Born February 25, 1957, in Minneapolis, MN; son of Malcolm W. (an accountant) and Ruth S. (a teacher's assistant) Hood; married Sara Beth Terrell (a minister and administrator), July 22, 1978; children: Julia E. T., Daniel W. T. Education: Guilford College, A.B., 1979; Yale University, M.A.R., 1981; University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill, Ph.D., 1991. Religion: Society of Friends (Quakers). Hobbies and other interests: Hiking, woodworking.
ADDRESSES: Offıce—Department of English, Guilford College, 5800 West Friendly Ave., Greensboro, NC 27410.
CAREER: Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA, assistant professor of English, 1991-96; Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC, associate professor of English, 1996-99; Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, associate professor of English, 1999—. New Garden Friends School, member of board of trustees.
Divining Desire: Tennyson and the Poetics of Transcendence, Ashgate Publishing (Burlington, VT), 2000.
WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on Victorian religious literature.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Victorian Studies, autumn, 2001, W. David Shaw, review of Divining Desire: Tennyson and the Poetics of Transcendence, p. 101.