Deborah Fleming

Deborah Fleming

Professor
Building: 
Center for the Humanities of Bixler Hall
Office Number: 
308
Department: 
Phone: 
419.289.5789

Bio

Editor of the Ashland Poetry Press, Deborah Fleming, professor of English, received her PhD from Ohio State University.  Her books include Without Leave, a novel published by Black Mountain Press; Morning, Winter Solstice, a collection of poetry published by Vineyard Press; "A man who does not exist":  The Irish Peasant in the Work of W. B. Yeats and J. M. Synge (University of Michigan Press); and Towers of Myth and Stone:  Yeats's Influence on Robinson Jeffers (University of South Carolina Press).  She received the Asheville Award in the Novel, the Vandewater Poetry Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  She teaches creative writing, literature, and composition, and her research interests are W. B. Yeats, Robinson Jeffers, Anglo-Irish literature, modern poetry, and environmentalist literature.  She has been a keynote speaker at the W. B. Yeats Society of New York and the Tor House Foundation Fall Festival.

Education

B.A., The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University

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Ashland University’s English department teaches students to read well, think carefully, and write clearly, logically, and creatively with the goal of achieving intellectual rigor and contextual understanding. Majors Offered: English, Creative Writing, and Integrated Language... Read More

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