Michial Farmer

Michial Farmer, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of English
Department:  Humanities & Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in English, Toccoa Falls College
Master of Arts in English, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Doctor of Philosophy in English, University of Georgia

The Conference for Christianity and Literature

Classes Taught:
English classes, Introduction to Philosophy

Published Works:

  • Imagination and Idealism in John Updike’s Fiction. Rochester, NY: Camden House. Forthcoming.
  • “An Existentialist Ars Moriendi: Death and Sacrifice in John Updike’s The Centaur.” Literature and Theology. Forthcoming.
  • “I Mourn the Body Electric: Science, Technology, Nature, and Art in Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room.” Interdisciplinary Literary Studies. Forthcoming.
  • “Never the Right Food: The Physical and Spiritual Worlds in John Updike’s Rabbit, Run and Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood.” Religion and the Arts. Forthcoming.
  • “The Vicious Circle: An Emersonian Reading of Eliot’s ‘Ash-Wednesday.’” Integrité 13.1 (Spring 2014): 14-28.
  • “William Faulkner’s Failed Augustine.” The Explicator. 68.1 (2010): 58-61.
  • “Throwing Inkwells with Martin Luther, Oscar Wilde, and The Sphinx.” The Wildean. 31 (2007).