Backscheider, Paula R(ice)

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BACKSCHEIDER, Paula R(ice). American, b. 1943. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, assistant professor, 1973-75; University of Rochester, NY, assistant professor, 1975-78, associate professor, 1978-87, vice provost for academic concerns, 1981-82, professor of English, 1987-, Roswell Burrows Professor of English, 1991; Auburn University, Auburn, AL, Pepperell-Philpott Eminent Scholar, 1992-. Associated with University of Edinburgh's Institute for Advanced Studies, 1980-. Publications: NONFICTION: (with F. Nussbaum and P. Anderson) An Annotated Bibliography of 20th-Century Studies of Women and Literature, 1660-1800, 1977; A Being More Intense: The Prose Works of Bunyan, Swift, and Defoe, 1984; Daniel Defoe: Ambition and Innovation, 1986; Daniel Defoe: His Life, 1989; Moll Flanders: The Making of a Criminal Mind, 1990; Spectacular Politics, 1993; Reflections on Biography, 1999. EDITOR: Probability, Time, and Space in 18th-Century Literature, 1979; Eighteenth-Century Drama (69 vols.), 1979-83; The Plays of Charles Gildon, 1979; The Plays of Elizabeth Inchbald, 2 vols., 1980; (with D. Howard) The Plays of Samuel Foote, 3 vols., 1983; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 80: Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Dramatists, 1st Series, 1989, Vol. 84: Restoration and 18nth-Century Dramatists, 2nd Series, 1989, Vol. 89: Restoration and 18th-Century Dramatists, 3rd Series, 1989; D. Defoe, A Journal of the Plague Year, 1992; (with T. Dystal) Intersections of the Public and Private Spheres in Early Modern England, 1996; (with J.J. Richetti) Popular Fiction by Women, 1660-1730, 1996; (with H.D. Cotton) Excursion, 1997; Selected Fiction and Drama of Eliza Haywood, 1999; Revising Women, 2000. Address: Department of English, 9030 Haley, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]