Aldridge, A. Owen

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ALDRIDGE, A. Owen. American, b. 1915. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Philosophy, Biography. Career: Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1967-86; Will and Ariel Durant Chair, St. Peter's College, Jersey City, 1986-87; Fulbright Professor, Korea, 1988; Distinguished Chair, National Chenchi University, Taiwan, 1990; National Tsing Hua University, 1991; Ed., Comparative Literature Studies journal, since 1963. Publications: Shaftesbury and the Deist Manifesto, 1951; Benjamin Franklin and His French Contemporaries, 1957; Man of Reason: The Life of Thomas Paine, 1959; Essai sur les personnages des Liaisons Dangereuses en tant que types litteraires, 1960; Jonathan Edwards, 1964; Benjamin Franklin: Philosopher and Man, 1965; Benjamin Franklin and Nature's God, 1967; Voltaire and the Century of Light, 1975; Comparative Literature East-West, 1979; Thomas Paine's American Ideology, 1984; Fiction in Japan and the West, 1985; The Reemergence of World Literature: A Study of Asia and the West, 1986; The Dragon and the Eagle: The Presence of China in the American Enlightenment, 1993. EDITOR: Comparative Literature: Matter and Method, 1969; The Iberoamerican Enlightenment, 1970. Address: 101 East Chalmers St, Champaign, IL 61820, U.S.A.