Dr. Jimmie Cain

Professor

Dr. Jimmie Cain
615-898-2074
Room 365, Peck Hall (PH)
MTSU Box 70, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., Georgia State University (1996)
  • M.A., University of Mississippi (1982)
  • B.A., Southeastern Louisiana University (1979)

Biography

Dr. Cain teaches courses in composition, war and literature, European literature, and Victorian literature. His book on Bram Stoker is forthcoming from McFarland.

 

 

Publications

  • Cain, Jimmie. Bram Stoker and Russophobia: Evidence of the British Fear of Russia in Dracula and The Lady of the Shroud. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006. 
  • "Bukowski's Imagist Roots." West Georgia Review 19 (May 1987): 10-18. 
  • "The Clock as Metaphor in `Mondaugen's Story.'" Pynchon Notes 17.2 (Fall 1985): 73-75. 
  • The Lady of the Shroud : ...
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  • Cain, Jimmie. Bram Stoker and Russophobia: Evidence of the British Fear of Russia in Dracula and The Lady of the Shroud. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2006. 
  • "Bukowski's Imagist Roots." West Georgia Review 19 (May 1987): 10-18. 
  • "The Clock as Metaphor in `Mondaugen's Story.'" Pynchon Notes 17.2 (Fall 1985): 73-75. 
  • The Lady of the Shroud : A Novel of Balkan Anglicization." Balkanistica 12 (1999): 21-38. 
  • "Racism and the Vampire: The Anti-Slavic Premise of Bram Stoker's Dracula (1897)." Draculas, Vampires, and Other Undead Forms: Essays on Gender, Race, and Culture. Ed. John Edgar Browning and Caroline Joan Picart. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009. 127-134. 
  • "War Comes to Cicely." Critical Studies in Television 1.2 (Autumn 2006): 52-63. 
  • "Women : The Siren Call of Boredom." Review of Contemporary Fiction 5.3 (Fall 1985): 9-14. ( Women is a novel by Charles Bukowski.) 
  • "With the Unspeakables, Dracula , and Russophobia: Tourism, Racism, and Imperialism." Dracula: The Shade and the Shadow - A Critical Anthology . Ed. Elizabeth Miller. Desert Island Books, 1998: 104-115. 
  • "Writing in His Musical Key": Terrence Malick's Vision of James Jones's The Thin Red Line. "Film Criticism 25.1 (2000): 2-24. 

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Presentations

"Pietas in Green: the Iconic Representation of Combat Medics in the Films of Kubrick, Spielberg, and Malick," 26th Annual Conference on Film and Literature, Tallahassee, FL.

10/5/00, "Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line and James Jones's Theory of the Evolution of a Soldier," Popular Culture Association in the South, Nashville, TN.

6/1/00,"`Writing in his musical key': Terrence Malick's Vision of James Jones's The Thin Red Line," World War II a...

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"Pietas in Green: the Iconic Representation of Combat Medics in the Films of Kubrick, Spielberg, and Malick," 26th Annual Conference on Film and Literature, Tallahassee, FL.

10/5/00, "Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line and James Jones's Theory of the Evolution of a Soldier," Popular Culture Association in the South, Nashville, TN.

6/1/00,"`Writing in his musical key': Terrence Malick's Vision of James Jones's The Thin Red Line," World War II after 60 Years, 15th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on World War II, Siena College, Loudonville, NY.

1/27/00, "Where Novels Conjoin," 25th Annual Conference on Literature and Film, Tallahassee, FL.

1/29/99, "The Influence of the Crimean War on Bram Stoker's novel Dracula," 24th Annual Conference on Film and Literature, Tallahassee, FL.

1/31/00, "Racism and the Vampire: the Anti-Slavic Premise of Bram Stoker's Dracula," 23rd Annual Conference on Film and Literature, Tallahassee, FL.

5/11/98, " The Lady of the Shroud: Projecting Britain's Balkan Desires," 68th Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Atlanta, GA.

15/11/97, "With the Unspeakables: Tourism, Racism, and Imperialism in Bram Stoker's Dracula," Snapshots from Abroad: A Conference on American and British Travel Writers and Writing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

8/16/97, " Dracula and Russophobia," Dracula 97: A Centennial Celebration of the publication of Bram Stoker's novel, Los Angeles, CA.

3/21/97, " Comus: the Measure of Plato's Ideal of Love," 1997 South Central Renaissance Conference, Austin, TX.

3/22/96, "Woman as Redeemer in Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and Paradise Regained," 1996 Regional Central and South Central Renaissance Conferences, St. Louis, MO.

10/11/96, "No Place for Literature in Freshman Composition," 66th Annual South Atlantic Modern Language Association Convention, Savannah, GA.

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