Glen A. Love

Glen A. Love is professor of English, emeritus, at the University of Oregon, where he taught from 1965 to 2000. He is the author of critical books and articles on American literature, emphasizing western, northwestern, and environmental topics. He is former president of the Western Literature Association and the Pacific Northwest American Studies Association and has twice been a Fulbright visiting professor in Europe. An early proponent of the study of literature and environment, he and his biologist wife, Rhoda, published the first anthology on modern environmental issues in 1970. His latest work is Practical Ecocriticism: Literature, Biology, and the Environment (2003).

Author's Entries

  • Don Berry (1932–2001)

    Don Berry holds a special place in the history of the arts in Oregon. He is best known as the author of three highly regarded historical novels set on the Oregon Coast during the first white settlements: Trask (1960), his most widely known book; Moontrap (1962), a National Book Award …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Harold Lenoir Davis (1894-1960)

    Born and raised in rural and small-town Oregon, Harold Lenoir Davis was the most innovative and influential writer of the post-frontier Pacific Northwest. Memorable written literature was slow to be created in this faraway corner of the country. Given the hardships and physical demands of early frontier life and the …

    Oregon Encyclopedia