Kevin E. O'Donnell
PhD, Professor of English

in the Department of Literature and Language

and Director of Environmental Studies Minor
East Tennessee State University


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PUBLICATIONS
(selected, miscellaneous)
last update: July 2011

 

"'Pioneers of Spoliation': Woolson's Horace Chase [1893] and the Role of Magazine Writing in the Gilded-Age Development of the South."  Witness to Reconstruction: Constance Fenimore Woolson and the Postbellum South, 1873-1894.  Jackson: U Press of Mississippi, 2011.  266-282.

Historic Photos of Appalachia.  Nashville: Turner Publishing Co, 2009. 

"The Expanding Range of Mountaintop Removal Literature:  Two New Books."  Journal of Appalachian Studies 15, 1&2 (Spring & Fall 2009): p213-18. 

"Coal Country, in Black and White: Photographs, 1968-1973, by Jeanne Rasmussen (1934-1992)." A show in Gallery C at ETSU's Carroll Reece Museum, June 3-August 28, 2008.

"Bradford Torrey (1843-1912)." Early American Nature Writers. Ed. Daniel Patterson,  et al. Westport Ct: Greenwood Press, 2008. 365-373.

"Environment."  Encyclopedia of Appalachia.  Ed. Rudy Abramson and Jean Haskell.  Knoxville: U of Tennessee Press, 2006.  100-149.  Co-edited this 32-article section with Don Davis.  Also authored or co-authored numerous articles, for this and other sections, including "Environment--Overview," "Travel Writing," "William Bartram."  

"Book and Periodical Illustration [in America, 1820-1870]." American History through Literature, 1820-1870. Ed. Janet Gabler-Hover and Robert Sattelmeyer. Detroit: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006. 144-48.

Seekers of Scenery: Travel Writing from Southern Appalachia, 1840-1900. U of Tennesee Press, 2004.

"The Artist in the Garden: George Cooke and the Ideology of Fine Arts Painting in Antebellum Georgia." Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual, Macon GA, Mercer University Press 2004. 73-97.                                         

"Persimmons."  One of numerous essays I wrote in 2000-2001 for a now-defunct environmental radio show, this piece is posted at persimmonpudding.com, a fun site devoted to Diospyros virginiana.