||Gideon O. Burton|
Gideon Burton is Assistant Professor of English at Brigham Young University where he teaches Renaissance literature, literature of the Latter-Day Saints, and rhetoric. He maintains the Mormon Literature Website, part of which has now become the Mormon Literature Database. He has published sonnets with LDS themes in BYU Studies, Literature and Belief, and Irreantum. He currently edits Mormon Literary Library, a reprint series published by Tabernacle Books. He and his wife, Karen, live in Springville, Utah with their four sons.
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||Faculty website at Brigham Young University|
||Silva Rhetoricae: The Forest of Rhetoric|
Burton maintains this online primer and reference to rhetoric.
||The Mormon Literature Website|
Burton maintains this site dedicated to Mormon literature.
|Also Known As
||October 7, 1964|
||Canada Montreal 1983-85|
||Rulon T. Burton and Josephine Omer|
||Perry, Adam, Lear, Gray|
||B.A., English Brigham Young University, 1989|
M.A., English, University of Southern California, 1992
M.P.W. (Master of Professional Writing), University of Southern California, 1995
Ph.D., Rhetoric, Linguistics, & Literature, University of Southern California, 1994
||Taught at Brigham Young University since 1994|
||Association for Mormon Letters; International Society for the History of Rhetoric; Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association|
||Association for Mormon Letters Award in Criticism, 1992, for "Should We Ask, 'Is this Mormon Literature?': Towards a Mormon Criticism."|