Robert T. Tally Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Robert T. Tally

Associate Professor
Texas State University

Robert T. Tally Jr. is an associate professor of English at Texas State University, where he teaches U.S. and world literature, literary criticism, and theory.


Robert T. Tally Jr. is an associate professor of English at Texas State University. He is the author of six books: "Fredric Jameson: The Project of Dialectical Criticism" (Pluto 2014); "Poe and the Subversion of American Literature" (Bloomsbury 2014); "Spatiality" (Routledge 2013); "Utopia in the Age of Globalization" (Palgrave 2013); "Kurt Vonnegut and the American Novel" (Bloomsbury 2011); and "Melville, Mapping, and Globalization" (Bloomsbury 2009). The translator of Bertrand Westphal's "Geocriticism: Real and Fictional Spaces," Tally is also the editor of six collections of essays: "The Routledge Handbook of Literature and Space" (2017); "Ecocriticism and Geocriticism" (with Christine M. Battista, 2016); "The Geocritical Legacies of Edward W. Said" (2015); "Literary Cartographies" (2014); "Kurt Vonnegut: Critical Insights" (2012); and "Geocritical Explorations" (2011). Tally is the general editor of Geocriticism and Spatial Literary Studies, a Palgrave Macmillan book series.


    J.D., Law, Duke University School of Law, 2001
    Ph.D., Cultural and Critical Studies, U. of Pittsburgh, 1999
    M.A., Literature, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
    A.B. Philosophy, Duke University, 1990

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Tally's areas of expertise include geocriticism and spatial literary studies; critical theory; literary criticism; U.S. literature, especially nineteenth and twentieth century; world literature; fantasy and other other studies; and the theory and history of the novel.


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