Jay Martin, Ph.D.

Areas of Expertise

Literary Studies, American Culture, Biography, Psychoanalysis

Selected Research and Publications

  • Winfield Townley Scott, New Haven: Yale University Press, Yale series of Recorded Poets, Jacket essay
  • Conrad Aiken: A Life of His Art, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 280 pp. (1962)
  • Harvests of Change: American Literature 1865-1914, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 382 pp. 1st edition, hardcover (1967)
  • Twentieth Century Interpretations: A Collection of Critical Essays on "The Waste Land", edited by Jay Martin, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, "T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land," pp. 1-14; 112 pp. (1968)
  • Nathanael West: The Art of His Life, London: Seeker and Warburg, 435 pp. (1971)

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • Distinguished Emeritus Professor University Award for Career Research, USC (2001)
  • Named as one of the ten leading literary critics in America by Dictionary of Literary Biography (1994)
  • Distinguished Lecturer, Herman Serota Foundation Annual Lecture (1992)
  • Burlington Northern Foundation Award for Outstanding Scholarship (1991)
  • Distinguished Parmenter Lecturer, Children's Hospital, San Francisco (1989)

Jay Martin, Ph.D.

Edward S. Gould Professor of Humanities

Education: A.B., Columbia University; M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University; Ph.D., Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute
Department: Government
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 01:30PM - 02:30PM
Email: jay.martin@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-3184
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 242
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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