Blevins, Jacob

Dr. Jacob Blevins is Assistant Professor of English at McNeese State University. He holds a Ph.D. from Texas Tech University. He is the author of Catullan Consciousness and the Early Modern Lyric in England (2004) and is the editor of a forthcoming collection of essays on Thomas Traherne. Dr. Blevins is also the editor of The McNeese Review, an interdisciplinary journal in the humanities and liberal arts. His research interests include Renaissance literature, the classical tradition, and literary theory.

Annotated Bibliography of Thomas Traherne Criticism, 1900-2003
2005 0-7734-6023-3
This is a much-needed volume for scholars working on this great 17th century mystic poet and philosopher, whose Centuries of Meditation was not discovered until 1895 in London and not published until 1908, and who has been receiving more and more attention over time. This bibliography has been arranged chronologically. Each of the 331 entries in this work contains the exact bibliographical references along with a succinct description of the content and contribution each work makes. There are both author and subject indices that relate to the numerical entry of the work cited, which will greatly aid scholars working on particular topics within Traherne research.