Greg W. Zacharias
Greg W. Zacharias

Greg W. Zacharias

Professor
Director, Center for Henry James Studies
Coordinator, American Literature Group
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • English

Position

  • Professor

Biography

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Zacharias, Greg W. Henry James's Struggle with Writing and Friends, Henry James goes to war, 39-55, 2014
  • Zacharias, G. Citational Strategies and Literary Traditions: Placing Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady, A Companion to the American Novel, 422-442, 2012
  • Shaping The Complete Letters of Henry James., Archiv für das Studium der Neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, 1-12, 2012
  • Zacharias, G. W. The complexion of ever so long ago: Style and Henry James's Ghosts, Henry James and the Supernatural, 13-33, 2011
  • Zacharias, G. A Psychoanalytic Perspective : The extraordinary flight of heroism the occasion demanded of me : Fantasy and Confession in The Turn of the Screw, The Turn of the Screw, 320-332, 2009
  • Zacharias, G. Henry James's Letters, A Companion to Henry James, 261-273, 2008
  • Zacharias, Greg W., A Companion to Henry James, 1-3, 2008
  • Zacharias, G. What's New in Henry James's Letters, Tracing Henry James, 457-465, 2008
  • Introduction in A Companion to Henry James, Wiley-Blackwell, 1-3, 2008
  • “Timeliness and Henry James’s Letters.” A Companion to Henry James, Wiley-Blackwell, 261-73, 2008
  • Zacharias, G., Walker, P. A. Editing the complete letters of Henry James, Palgrave Advances in Henry James Studies, 239-262, 2007
  • “‘Dramatise, dramatise, dramatise’.”, Modern Language Journal, 94-100, 2005
  • “Colloquial Henry James: The Problem of Public and Intimate Language.”, Peter Lang, 139-53, 2003
  • “Academic Double Talk: A Question of Audience.”, American Studies, 125-35, 2001
  • "Henry James" An Encyclopedia of American Literature of the Sea and the Great Lakes., Greewood Press, 209-10, 2000
  • “Materiality, Reproduction, Lost Meaning, and Henry James’s Letters.”, Henry James Review, 222-233, 2000
  • “James’s Hand and Gosse’s Tail: Henry James’s Letters and the Status of Evidence.”, Henry James Review, 72-79, 1998
  • “Henry James’s Fictional Jew.” Representations of Jews through the Ages., Creighton University, 189-96, 1996
  • Henry James and the Morality of Fiction, Peter Lang, 1993
  • “Henry James’s Style in Washington Square, Studies in American Fiction, 207-224, 1990
  • “The Language of Light and Dark and James’s Moral Argument in The Golden Bowl.”, Papers on Language and Literature, 249-70, 1990
  • “James’s Morality in Roderick Hudson.”, Henry James Review, 115-32, 1990

Articles

  • “Henry James and the Ethics of Recollection.” , Ex-centric Narratives: Journal of Literature, Culture and Media (Ex-Na), 2017
  • “Henry James and the Problem of the Liberal Hero.” In The War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities.”, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 214-35, 2017
  • “Henry James and the Drama of the Self.” , Victorian Studies, 59.1, Forthcoming, 2017
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James.” , Literary Copernicana, 21.1, 11-23, 2017
  • Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature (“Counting One’s Blessings: The Complete Letters of Henry James” (Interview). Poland., Explorations: A Journal of Language and Literature (Poland), 4, 3-15, 2016
  • Zacharias, Greg W. Liberal London, Home, and Henry James's Letters from the Later 1870s, Henry James Review, 35, 127-140, 2014
  • Zacharias, Greg The Expanding Henry James Archive, Henry James Review, 33, 85-91, 2012
  • Zacharias, G. W. The Reception of Henry James in Europe (Book Review), Henry James Review, 29, 301-304, 2008
  • Zacharias, G. Review of Literature of Conduct: speech Acts in Henry James by J. Hillis Miller, Studies in American Fiction, 35, 125-127, 2007
  • Zacharias, G. Review of the Master and the Dean: the Literary Criticism of Henry James and William Dean Howells by Rob Davidson, South Atlantic Review, 71, 143-147, 2006
  • Zacharias, G. W. Henry James Cartoons, Johns Hopkins University Press, 26, 273-281, 2005

Publications

  • James, Henry, 1843-1916, Walker, Pierre A., Zacharias, Greg W., 1958., Jiang, W. G., Sanders, A. J., Katoh, M., Ungefroren, H., Gieseler, F., Prince, M., Thompson, S. K., Zollo, M., Spano, D., Dhawan, P., Sliva, D., Subbarayan, P. R., Sarkar, M., The complete letters of Henry James, 1878-1880 ||Tissue invasion and metastasis: Molecular, biological and clinical perspectives, Seminars in Cancer Biology, 2015

Editing and Reviews

  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1880-1882, University of Nebraska Press, vol 2, 2016
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1880-1882, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 1, 2016
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1878-1880, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 2, 2015
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1878-1880, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 1, 2014
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1876-1878, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 2, 2013
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1876-1878, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 1, 2012
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1872-1876, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 3, 2011
  • “Review of Henry James and the Visual by Kendall Johnson, Cambridge University Press, 176-177, 2011
  • Zacharias, G. W. Henry James and the Visual, American Studies, 50, 176-177, 2009
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1872-1876, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 2, 2009
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1872-1876, University of Nebraska Press, Vol. 1, 2008
  • Tracing Henry James, Cambridge University Press, 2008
  • A Companion to Henry James, Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
  • “Review of The Reception of Henry James in Europe” edited by Annick, Henry James Review, 301-304, 2008
  • The Complete Letters of Henry James: 1855-1872, University of Nebraska Press, Vols. 1-2, 2006
  • “Review of The Master and the Dean: The Literary Criticism of Henry James and William Dean Howells by Rob Davidson”, South Atlantic Review, 143-47, 2006
  • “Review of Literature as Conduct: Speech Acts in Henry James by J. Hillis Miller”, Studies in American Fiction, 143-47, 2005
  • “Review of Letters, Fictions, Lives: Henry James and William Dean Howells”, Henry James Review, 302-305, 1999
  • “Review of The Opening of the American Mind” (Beacon, 1996)., American Studies, 121-22, 1999
  • “Review of Henry James and the Ghostly by T.J. Lustig”, Henry James Review, 306-309, 1996
  • “Review of Henry James by Judith Woolf”, Henry James Review, 328-330, 1992
  • “Review of Ghosts, Demons, and Henry James by Peter G. Beidler”, Henry James Review, 290-292, 1991

Presentations

  •  “Phases of Henry James’s Cultural Anxiety.”  Opening Keynote.  “Jamesian Cultural Anxiety in the East and the West.” Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea., 2017

  • “Henry James and History.” Keynote.  2017 International Henry James Symposium, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.  Shanghai, China. 
    , 2017
  • “Henry James’s Changing Professionalism.”  American Literature Association Conference. Boston, MA., 2017
  • “Henry James and Melancholy.”  Renmin University, invited lecture.  Beijing, China. , 2016
  • “Henry James as a Professional Writer.” Renmin University, invited keynote, Henry James Symposium. Beijing, China. 
    , 2016
  • “Melancholy, Memory, and Becoming Henry James.” Commemorating Henry James / Commemoration in Henry James.” Brandeis University and Harvard University, June 9-11, 2016., 2016
  • “Texts, Versions, Revisions, and the Problem of the Print Edition.” American Literature Association, San Francisco, May 26, 2016. Paper accepted. I was not able to attend to present., 2016
  • “The Future of Henry James Studies.” The Future of Henry James. Arizona State University, 2015
  • “Henry James and the Problem of the Liberal Hero.” Keynote. The War on the Human: Human as Right, Human as Limit and the Task of the Humanities.” University of Athens, Greece, 2014
  • “What’s New in Henry James’s Letters.” The Real Thing: Henry James and the Material World. Aberdeen, Scotland, 2014
  • “Henry James and Liberalism: ‘I would like very much to belong’.” American Literature Association conference, Washington, D. C.,, 2014
  • “Henry James’s Struggle with Writing and Friends.” Opening keynote. Henry James: His Great Wars and Battles. Torun, Poland, 2013
  • “London, Home and Henry James’s Letters from the Later 1870s.” Opening keynote. Placing Henry James: A London Conference. London, 2012
  • “Henry James, Social Climbing and the Reform Club.” Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900. Louisville, KY, 2012
  • “Henry James and the Drama of Consciousness.” Keynote. The Self Industry: Therapy and Fiction. International Conference, Ustron, Poland, 2011
  • “Don’t Throw Anything Out: Notes on the New Henry James Archive.” Fifth International Conference of the Henry James Society. Rome, 2011
  • “Reader, Editor, Intention, Authority, Rationale, and Duplicity in Scholarly Editing.” Second International Conference of the European Society of Jamesian Studies. Paris, 2010
  • “Leon Edel’s Transcriptions of Henry James Letters in the Tintner Binders.” Northeast MLA, Montreal, 2010
  • “Henry James’s Ear.” Jamesian Strands: The Fourth International Conference of the Henry James Society. Newport, R.I., 2008
  • “Henry James and Popular Fiction: unum e pluribus.” Conference of the European Association for American Studies. Oslo, 2008
  • “Henry James, Virginia Woolf, and the Ghosts of Memory.” M/MLA, Chicago,, 2006
  • “Sarah Butler Wister.” “Henry James’s Other Women Panel.” American Literature Association, San Francisco, 2006
  • “What’s New in Henry James’s Letters.” Henry James Society’s International Conference, “Tracing Henry James,” Venice, 2005
  • “Henry James’s Touching Gesture.” International Conference on “Rhetoric, Politics, Ethics.” University of Gent, 2005
  • "Teaching New Formalism in the Pedagogy-Centered Classroom." "Henry James and New Formalisms." Université de Montréal, 2004
  • "Henry James, Academic Politics, and American Culture." Invited Lecture. University of Nebraska, Kearney. Explorations Lecture Series., 2004
  • “Henry James and the Assumption of Family Responsibility.” American Literature Association Meeting. Cambridge, MA, 2003
  • “The Life and Times of Henry James.” Opera Omaha. Omaha, 2003
  • “The Significance of Informational Notes for The Complete Letters of Henry James.” Henry James Today: The International Conference of the Henry James Society, Paris, 2002
  • “Hawthorne and Henry James's (Literary) Reputation.” American Literature Association, Long Beach, CA, 2002
  • “Immigrant Jews and ‘Anglo-Saxon Panic’ in Henry James’s The American Scene.” Mid-America American Studies Association Annual Meeting, St. Louis, 2002
  • Workshop presenter, “From Surveillance to Exchange: Rethinking the Function of Classroom Visits.” CCCC, Chicago, 2002
  • “Eamonn Wall and Twentieth-century American Handshake Poetry.” Midwest Regional ACIS, Omaha, 2001
  • “A Response to ‘Henry James’s Publics.’” MLA Convention, Washington, D.C, 2000
  • “Colloquial Henry James: How James’s Letters Help Us Read His Fiction.” Hellenic Association for American Studies Conference, “Text Against Text,” Athens, Greece, 2000
  • “Academic Double-talk.” Presidential Address. Mid-America American Studies Association Conference, Kansas City, 2000
  • “What Henry James Did Not Tell His Family.” M/MLA, St. Louis, 1998
  • “Plain-text Editing and The Complete Letters of Henry James.” M/MLA, Chicago, 1997
  • “The Author, the “I,” the Restless Analyst, and Henry James’s Real Relation to the American Scene.” 31st Modern Literature Conference: The Locations of Culture. East Lansing, MI, 1997
  • “Henry James’s ‘Restless Analyst’ and Reading The American Scene: A Caution for American Studies.” Annual Conference of the Mid America American Studies Association, Minneapolis, 1997
  • “Silence, Concealment and Power in Henry James’s Fiction and Non-fiction.” Hellenic Association for the Study of English Conference: “Autonomy in Logos: Anatomies of Silence.” Athens, Greece, 1996
  • “Henry James’s Fictional Jew.” Eighth Annual Klutznick Symposium. Omaha, 1995
  • “Violating the Virgin and Emasculating the Dynamo: Mastery, Gender, and History in The Education of Henry Adams and Mont Saint Michel and Chartres.” Mid America American Studies Association Conference, Fort Collins, CO, 1995
  • “Henry Adams and the Aesthetics of Technology.” Thirtieth Annual Modern Literature Conference, East Lansing, MI.,, 1994
  • “The Education of Henry Adams, Modernism, and Middle class Values.” Mid America American Studies Association Conference. Lawrence, KS, 1994
  • “Preterition and the Importance of Adam Verver’s Biography.” International Conference Celebrating the Sesquicentennial of Henry James’s Birth. New York, 1993
  • “What Are the Politics of Reputation?” Mark Twain, Take Two. Lincoln, NE (invited featured speaker)., 1993
  • “How Henry Rogers and the New Business of Public Relations Saved Mark Twain’s Reputation.” Mid America American Studies Association Conference. Minneapolis, 1993
  • “Henry Rogers, Public Relations, and the Renovation of Mark Twain’s ‘Character.’” Mark Twain Circle, Modern Language Association Convention, New York City, 1992
  • “Henry James and the Images of War.” The Image of War, Colorado Springs, CO, 1992
  • “'The Only Man I Would Give A Damn For': Mark Twain and Henry Rogers,” Mark Twain Association of New York, New York City, 1991
  • “Mark Twain's First Big time Performance in the Big Apple,” Mark Twain Association of New York, New York City, 1990
  • “Henry James as America's Arnold,” American Culture Association, Toronto, 1990
  • “Henry James, the Marine Metaphor, and Morality.” American Culture Association, St. Louis, 1989

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Creighton University Graduate School Summer Research Grant.
  • Creighton University Core Course Development Grant.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Gilbert C. Swanson Foundation: for The Center for Henry James Studies.
  • Creighton University Research Initiative Grant
  • Creighton University, Lectures, Films, Concerts, for “For the Love of Jazz
  • Creighton University, Graduate School, Summer Research Fellowship,
  • NEH Summer Stipend: for developing the editorial procedure for The Complete Letters of Henry James.
  • Nebraska Arts Council Dirctor’s Fund: for the multi-media production of Desmond Egan: Celebrating the Arts.

Awards and Honors

  • Nebraska Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2014
  • Creighton University Research Award, Creighton University, 2014
  • Iggy (Ignatius) Award for Lower-Division Teaching, 2010
  • Fulbright Scholar Grantee, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2008
  • Reloy Garcia Excellence in Teaching Award, Sigma Tau Delta (Creighton chapter), 2004
  • Dean’s Award for Professional Recognition in Scholarship, Creighton University, 2003
  • Nomination for Omicron Delta Kappa’s “Teaching for Tomorrow” Award,, 2003
  • Nomination for the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s “U.S. Professors of the Year Award”, Creighton University, 2000
  • Dean's Award for Teaching, Creighton University, 1999
  • Robert F. Kennedy Award for Teaching, Creighton University, 1998
  • Fr. William F. Kelley, S.J. Award for Collaborative Work in Administration, Creighton University, 1998
  • Fr. William F. Kelley, S.J. Award for Collaborative Work in Teaching, Creighton University, 1997