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Raymond MacKenzie

Professor of English / Director of Renaissance Program Minor
Degree
M.A., Ph.D., Kansas State University
B.A., Concordia College (Moorhead)
At St. Thomas since 1989
Office
JRC 323
Phone
(651) 962-5693

Academic History

M.A., Ph.D., Kansas State University
B.A., Concordia College (Moorhead)

Expertise/Specialties

Milton
19th- and 20th-century British Literature
Literary Criticism
Modern French Literature

Selected Publications

Graziella, by Alphonse de Lamartine [translation, introduction, and notes] (University of Minnesota Press, 2018).

Brouhaha: Worlds of the Contemporary, by Lionel Ruffel [translation and notes] (University of Minnesota Press, 2018).

Italian Chronicles, by Stendahl [translation, introduction, and notes] (University of Minnesota Press, 2017).

Utopia from Thomas More to Walter Benjamin, by Miguel Abensour [translation and notes] (Univocal Press, 2017).

Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence, by Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly [translation, introduction, and notes] (U of MN Press, 2015).

Persian Letters, by Montesquieu [translation, introduction, and notes] (Hackett, 2014).

“Charles Baudelaire,” “François Mauriac,” and “Jean Racine” in Douglas Denton, ed., New Catholic Encyclopedia (Catholic University of America, 2011).

Germinal, by Emila Zola [translation and notes] (Hackett, 2011).

Madame Bovary, by Gustave Flaubert [translation, introduction, and notes] (Hackett, 2009).

“Rethinking Rhyme, Signifying Friendship:  Milton’s Lycidas and Epitaphium Damonis,” Modern Philology 106: 3, 2009.

Paris Spleen and La Fanfarlo, by Charles Baudelaire [translation, introduction, and notes] (Hackett, 2008).

“A Lock of Christina Rossetti’s Hair,” Connecticut Review 29: 1, 2007.

Thérèse Desqueyroux, by François Mauriac [translation, introduction, and notes] (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).

"Mauriac's Viper's Tangle and A Woman of the Pharisees," in Mary Reichardt, ed., A Companion to Catholic Literature (Greenwood Press, 2004).

"Lady Cynthia Asquith," "Edmund Curll," "George Gilfillan," "Sir Allen Lane," "Viola Meynell," "Jacob Tonson," "William Wilson" in New Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2004).

God and Mammon and What Was Lost, by François Mauriac [translation, introduction, and notes] (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003).

Viola Meynell, 1885-1956:  A Critical Biography (Edwin Mellen Press, 2002).

"Alice Meynell," in M. Reichardt, ed., Catholic Women Writers (NY:  Greenwood Press, 2001).

"Language, Self, and Business Ethics," The Journal of Markets and Morality, vol. 3, 1, 2000.

"Lady Cynthia Asquith," "Catherine Carswell," "Ivy Litvinov," and "Viola Meynell" in Paul and June Schlueter, eds., Encyclopedia of British Women Writers (Rutgers University Press, 1999).

"Edwin Muir" in George M. Johnson, ed., British Novelists between the Wars (Sumter, SC:  Bruccoli Clark Layman), 1998.

J-Term 2020 Courses

J-Term 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Spring 2020 Courses

Spring 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
CATH 490 - 01 Milton & 17th Cent Brit Lit - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 210

Course Registration Number:

23046 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Raymond N. MacKenzie

A variety of British authors from the seventeenth century will provide a context for reading John Milton’s PARADISE LOST, the epic poem that tells the dual story of the fall of Satan from Heaven and the fall of Adam and Eve from Eden. This course satisfies a core Literature and Writing requirement for students who started that requirement with an ENGL 201-204 class, an allied requirement for business majors, a Contexts and Convergences and Early British Literature requirement for English majors, and a 400-level "persons" course or a Philosophical/Literary/Aesthetic based course for Catholic Studies majors and minors (under either the new catalog or the old catalog). It also satisfies an Integrating the Humanities requirement under the new core. Prerequisites: ENGL 201, 202, 203, or 204.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)
ENGL 362 - 01 Milton & 17th Cent Brit Lit - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 210

Days of Week:

- T - R - - -

Time of Day:

1330 - 1510

Location:

OEC 210

Course Registration Number:

21943 (View in ClassFinder)

Credit Hours:

4 Credit Hours

Instructor:

Raymond N. MacKenzie

A variety of British authors from the seventeenth century will provide a context for reading John Milton’s PARADISE LOST, the epic poem that tells the dual story of the fall of Satan from Heaven and the fall of Adam and Eve from Eden. This course satisfies a core Literature and Writing requirement for students who started that requirement with an ENGL 201-204 class, an allied requirement for business majors, a Contexts and Convergences and Early British Literature requirement for English majors, and a 400-level "persons" course or a Philosophical/Literary/Aesthetic based course for Catholic Studies majors and minors (under either the new catalog or the old catalog). It also satisfies an Integrating the Humanities requirement under the new core. Prerequisites: ENGL 201, 202, 203, or 204.

Schedule Details

Location Time Day(s)

Summer 2020 Courses

Summer 2020 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location