Beidler, Peter G.

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BEIDLER, Peter G. American, b. 1940. Genres: Education, Literary criticism and history. Career: Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, assistant professor, 1968-72, associate professor, 1972-77, professor, 1977-78, Lucy G. Moses Distinguished Professor of English, 1978-, director of Freshman Writing Program, 1989-90. University of Kent at Canterbury, research professor, 1983-84; Sichuan University, Fulbright professor, 1987-88; Baylor University, Robert Foster Cherry Visiting Distinguished Teaching Professor, 1995-96. Publications: Fig Tree John: An Indian in Fact and Fiction, 1977; (with M.F. Egge) The American Indian in Short Fiction: An Annotated Bibliography, 1979; Distinguished Teachers on Effective Teaching, 1986; Ghosts, Demons, and Henry James, 1989; Writing Matters, 1990; Henry James, The Turn of the Screw: Text and Five Contemporary Critical Essays, 1995; Geoffrey Chaucer, The Wife of Bath: Complete, Authoritative Text with Biographical and Historical Contexts, Critical History, and Essays from Five Contemporary Critical Perspectives, 1996; (with E.M. Biebel) The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1998; (with G. Barton) A Reader's Guide to the Novels of Louise Erdrich, 1999; (with Egge) The Native American in the Saturday Evening Post, 1897-1969, 2000; (with Egge and H.J. Brown) The Native American in Short Fiction in the Saturday Evening Post, 2001; Why I Teach, 2002. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: John Gower's Literary Transformations in the Confessio Amantis, 1982; Masculinities in Chaucer, 1998. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of English, Lehigh University, 33 Sayre Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18015-3076, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]