H.R. Stoneback, expert on Elizabeth Madox Roberts (#229)
Scholar H.R. Stoneback talks about the life and work of Kentucky writer Elizabeth Madox Roberts, author of The Time of Man.
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Stoneback, an English professor at the State University of New York at New Paltz, explains why he believes that The Time of Man, which was internationally acclaimed after its publication but then fell out of favor, deserves to be ranked as one of the greatest American novels. Stoneback is one of several scholars over the decades who have attempted to resurrect Roberts’ reputation. He is also an expert on Ernest Hemingway and modernism.