Kevin Van Anglen

K. P. Van Anglen is Senior Lecturer on English, retired, at Boston University. He is author of The New England Milton (1993), co-editor of Environment: An Interdisciplinary Anthology (2008), and editor of the Translations volume (1986) in The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, which includes Thoreau’s English versions of plays traditionally ascribed to Aeschylus, and his renderings of parts of Pindar’s Odes and the Anacreontea. Van Anglen edited “Simplify, Simplify” and Other Quotations from Henry David Thoreau (1996). He recently coedited Thoreau at Two Hundred: Essays and Reassessments, essays commissioned by the Thoreau Society to celebrate the bicentennial of Thoreau’s birth.