DR. PARK BUCKER
PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH

2013-2014

Media Appearances: 

Kearns, Taylor. “USC Library Boasts of Unique F. Scott Fitzgerald Collection” WIS-TV (Columbia, SC) 7 May 2013.

Kirst, Sean. “Gatsby’s Creator and a Syracuse childhood: ‘His first certain memory’,”Post-Standard (Syracuse, NY) 1 May 2013.

Schafer, Susanne M. “F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Handwritten Ledger Online,” Associated Press (Published in over 100 newspapers) 28 April 2013.

Sharp, Jonathan. “As ‘The Great Gatsby’ Hits Big Screen, USC Shows Fitzgerald Ledger,”Free Times (Columbia, SC) 10 May 2013.

Styles, Jasmine. “The Great Gatsby’s Carolina Connection,” WLTX (Columbia, SC) 7 May 2013.

“The Great Gatsby” BBC Radio (United Kingdom) 20 May 2013.

Conference Participation:

Presenter— “‘Who Picks Out the Cover?’: The Four Disparate Dust Jacket Designs of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Short Story Collections,” International F. Scott Fitzgerald Society Conference, 2013.

Publications—Book Chapters: “Wearing Down the ‘Edge of Boldness’: Thornton Wilder’s Evolving Values and Stagecraft as Revealed by a Collation and Concordance of the Three Published Versions and Original Prompt Script of Our Town,” Thornton Wilder: New Perspectives, eds. Jackson Bryer and Lincoln Konckle. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 20l3.

Publications—Articles:
“A Collation of the Three Published Versions of Thornton Wilder’s Our Town,” Resources for American Literary Study, Volume 36 (2013).

Publications—Newsletters:

“Just Moms?: Myrtle Webb and Julia Gibbs as Archetypes and Individuals,” The Thornton Wilder Society Newsletter, 2013. (solicited)

Performances:
Cornwall, King Lear (Director: Cristian Hadji-Culea) Theatre South Carolina, 19-27 April 2013.

Grants:

“Dorothy Parker Gone to Market: An Examination of the Profession of Authorship for a Major American Humorist,” RISE Grant, USC Office of Research.



Conference Presentation:

International Ernest Hemingway Conference in Venice, Italy
Sponsor: Ernest Hemingway Society
Paper Title: “The Tragedy of the Broken Axle” : CLEON's Dust Jacket Designs for A Farewell to Arms, The Sun Also Rises, and In Our Time


2012-2013


Publications—Articles:

Wilder Panel at ALA,” The Thornton Wilder Newsletter, 2012.

A Collation of the Three Published Versions of Our Town by Thornton Wilder,” Resources for American Literary Study, 2014. (accepted)


Conference Participation:

 
Chair—“Thornton Wilder” Panel, American Literature Association Annual Conference.

Performances—Theatrical Productions:

Hyde, Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffery Hatcher (Director: Gary Logan), Theatre South Carolina.

Staged reading of Earl Durand, Trustus Theatre, Columbia, SC.

 

Bucker Named Fitgerald Expert

 

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