Ashley, Leonard R(aymond) N(elligan)
ASHLEY, Leonard R(aymond) N(elligan)
ASHLEY, Leonard R(aymond) N(elligan). American, b. 1928. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories, Poetry, Gay and lesbian issues, Language/Linguistics, Literary criticism and history, Military/Defense/Arms control, Paranormal, Social sciences. Career: Brooklyn College, City University of New York, instructor, 1961-65, assistant professor, 1965-68, associate professor, 1968-71, professor of English, 1972-95, professor emeritus, 1995-. New School for Social Research, NYC, part-time faculty member, 1962-72. Publications: (with F.F. Liu) A Military History of Modern China, 1956; Colley Cibber, 1965; Nineteenth-Century British Drama, 1968; Authorship and Evidence, 1968; History of the Short Story, 1968; George Peele, 1970; Other People's Lives: 34 Stories, 1970; Ripley's Believe It or Not Book of the Military, 1977; The Wonderful World of Superstition, Prophecy and Luck, 1983; The Wonderful World of Magic and Witchcraft, 1986; The Amazing World of Superstition, Prophecy, Luck, Magic and Witchcraft, 1988; Elizabethan Popular Culture, 1988; What's in a Name?, 1989; The Complete Book of Superstition, 1995; The Complete Book of Magic and Witchcraft, 1995; The Complete Book of Devils and Demons, 1996; The Complete Book of the Devil's Disciples, 1996; The Complete Book of Spells, Curses and Magical Recipes, 1997; What I Know about You (novel), 1998; The Complete Book of Vampires, 1999; The Complete Book of Ghosts and Poltergeists, 2000; George Alfred Henty and the Victorian Mind, 1999; Language and Society, 2001; The Complete Book of Sex Magic, 2002; Names in Literature, 2002; Names in Popular Culture, 2002; Names of Places, 2002; Art Attack, 2002; Cornish Names, 2002. EDITOR: (with S.L. Astor) British Short Stories, 1968; A Narrative of the Life of Mrs. Charlotte Clarke, 1969; Phantasms of the Living, 2 vols., 1970; Reliques of Irish Poetry: A Memoir of Miss Brooke, 1970; Shakespeare's Jest Book, 1970; Suhrab and Rustam, 1972; The Picture of Dorian Grey, 1972; Ballad Poetry of Ireland, 1973; Enriched Classics (11 vols. to date); Tales of Mystery and Melodrama, 1978. Address: 1901 Ave H, Brooklyn, NY 11230-7402, U.S.A.